The Directorate for Education's (Utdanningsdirektoratet) all-clear for Norway's only Muslim primary school hasn't gone down well.


"The government's decision undermines integration in Oslo. It will cause more segregation, just like we have in the city's schools today," Christian Tybring-Gjedde, Progress Party (FrP) MP for Oslo tells Dagsavisen.

FrP's immigration policy spokesman, Per-Willy Amundsen, agrees.

"Schools are the most important arenas for integration. It's imperative we have meeting places with different religious backgrounds," he says.

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