Barack Obama visited on Wednesday the main mosque in Baltimore. This visit, taken in the context of developing interfaith dialogue, was the first appearance of a President in a Muslim religious center in the USA.
Write about the February 3 foreign media and, in particular, the publication of US Today.
«We are at a dangerous time. Muslims, like other citizens, are concerned about the threat of terror, but many of them feel second-class citizens. Your community was under attack due to the fact that terror is often not separated from Islam. Sounded cruel words that have no place in our country», – said in his speech, the President of the United States.
Earlier in the day Obama held a private meeting with Muslim community leaders of America, which was attended by public figures, doctors, students and scholars of the Koran, the article notes.