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Referendum on Mosque Temporarily Averted

Ljubljana, 30 December - The construction of the first mosque in Slovenia, in Ljubljana, will not be subject to a local referendum yet as Ljubljana Mayor Zoran Jankovic said Tuesday he had rejected a petition that would allow the proponents to start collecting the 11,000 signatures necessary to call a referendum.

Ljubljana
Ljubljana Mayor Zoran Jankovic (pictured) rejects a motion that would allow opponents of a planned mosque to start collecting signatures for a referendum.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

Ljubljana
Ljubljana Mayor Zoran Jankovic (pictured) rejects a motion that would allow opponents of a planned mosque to start collecting signatures for a referendum.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

Ljubljana
Ljubljana Mayor Zoran Jankovic (pictured) rejects a motion that would allow opponents of a planned mosque to start collecting signatures for a referendum.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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