The Muslim Executive of Belgium ("the EMB") has not approved the assessment of the Flemish mediator in the issue of slaughter without stunning.

It made this known yesterday (Wednesday). Moreover it has became aware of the Flemish majority's political agreement through the media.

The Executive is insisting upon the significance granted to animal welfare in the Islamic faith. However, it "regrets that some rumours allude to the EMB's potential approval relating to the method of stunning."

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