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A mosque is southern Sweden has been allowed to use speakers for all five calls to the daily prayers, a local Muslim official said Friday.

Abudulrahman Tamarji, head of Islamic Cultural Association in Karlskrona town of Belkin district, told Anadolu Agency, this was the first time a mosque in Sweden had gotten permission to use speakers for all five calls to prayers (Adhan).

"But in the initial phase we will use the speaker only for Adhan before Friday prayers," he said.

"We do not know what kind of response we will get because our mosque is in a residential area. We plan to evaluate the situation over time and act accordingly," he added.


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