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A bid by the Lombardy region to limit the construction of new mosques has been rejected by Italy's top court.

The region's right-wing leadership approved regulations, which became known as "anti-mosque" laws, in January 2015, but Prime Minister Matteo Renzi later referred the new rules to the Constitutional Court for review.

Roberto Maroni, the Northern League president of the Lombardy region, took to Twitter on Wednesday to announce the court's decision, adding that left-wing politicians were hailing it "Allah".


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