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Denmark's first immigrant MP is leaving politics to work for the Washington, DC-based think tank Hudson Institute.

The Konservative politician Naser Khader used his Facebook page on Sunday to announce that he was quitting Danish politics.

"I'll be travelling around the Arab world conducting research on freedom of expression and the growth of democracy. It will also have to do with the consequences of the Arab Spring," Khader wrote, adding that he would continue to live in Denmark, while commuting to Washington and the Middle East.


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