Last week, Minister of Social Protection Margus Tsahkna proposed that Estonia ought to ban wearing burqas in public, writes LETA/National Broadcasting.

This proposal has caused a rather heated debate in the public and in the media during the past few days.

The head imam of the Estonian Muslim community, Ildar Muhamedshin, has said that he hoped that wearing an important religious attire would not be forbidden in Estonia, adding that this would be a serious violation of the Constitution of Estonia.

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