An Austrian jihadist wanted by Interpol has said that he was recruited to the Isis terrorist organisation in the Floridsdorf mosque in Vienna. However, the Islamic Centre denies any connection to Isis.
Firas Houidi,19, is charged with belonging to a terrorist organization and incitement to commit serious crimes. He told TV station Puls 4 that "the director of the Islamic Centre in Floridsdorf will be able to give you answers. They are arming Isis."
"It's nonsense. We condemn Isis and distance ourselves from its followers and sympathisers," the spokesman for the Islamic Centre, Imam Salim Mujkanovic, told Puls 4. "If we know anyone is trying spread radical ideas we will notify the authorities," he added.