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Mosques in Switzerland should not be financed from abroad and imams should be obliged to preach in a Swiss national language, the Swiss lower house of parliament decided on Tuesday.

MPs voted by 94 to 89 in favour of a bill lodged by the Lega dei Ticinesi party which aims to tighten the rules for mosques in Switzerland, reported news agency ATS.

Under the proposed law, mosques would be prevented from accepting money from abroad. They would have to declare where their financial backing came from and for what purpose the money would be used.


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