Muslim women in Denmark should be free to wear whatever they wish to wear, according to the Islamic Society in Denmark.

The reaction comes after the French government on Monday implemented a law banning women from wearing burkas and niqabs in public.

"We do not recommend that Danish Muslim women wear burkas or niqabs, but they are free to choose what they wear," Imran Shah, the spokesperson of the the Islamic Society in Denmark, told The Copenhagen Post.

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