Mosque Looks Headed for Referendum

Ljubljana, 28 December - The construction of a mosque in Slovenia has been making headlines once again in the recent weeks. In mid-December, the Ljubljana City Council took an important step towards making the 30-year-old dream of Muslims in Slovenia a reality, as it adopted changes to the spatial planning act that allow the erection of a mosque on the southern outskirts of the capital city. However, the matter looks to be headed for a referendum as Ljubljana Mayor Danica Simsic this week received a petition with 279 signatures, asking that a collection of signatures in favour of a referendum begin.

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