“Romania is not a Turkish province” –  Turkey’s Mega Mosque Building Spree in Eastern Europe
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“Romania is not a Turkish province” – Turkey’s Mega Mosque Building Spree in Eastern Europe

“Once Islam enters a land, that land becomes Islamic and Muslims have the duty to liberate it someday. Spain, for example, is Islamic land, and so is Eastern Europe: Romania, Albania, Macedonia, Serbia, Kosovo and Bosnia…”

Basescu has also said he believes the mosque — the first purpose-built mosque in the Romanian capital (the existing places of Muslim worship in the city are buildings converted into mosques or prayer rooms) — is not actually meant for Bucharest’s Muslim population, but for Muslim migrants who will arrive in the years ahead. Continue reading