People choosing to wear the veil as an expression of their faith may do so freely under Luxembourg law now and for the forseeable future, the country's Justice Minister has confirmed.

Felix Braz said that there currently exists no national law banning on wearing the full veil in public in Luxembourg nor are their plans to legislate on the matter.

His words came in response to pressure from the CSV party to ban the wearing of the veil in public places, as has been done in France and Belgium.

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