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A poll has revealed that a large majority of Swiss citizens —  70 per cent — would be "disturbed" if the country's Muslim population were to increase.

The survey, which was conducted by the publishing firm Tamedia, is the first of its kind in Switzerland, and shows the older generations is particularly concerned with the growth of Islam in the country: 75 per cent of those aged over 65 feel negative about an increase in the Muslim population, newspaper 24 heures reports.

Supporters of the anti-mass migration Swiss People's Party (SVP) were also strongly against an increase in the Muslim population, with 93 per cent against the further growth of Islam in the country.


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