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Cameron apologises for calling imam IS supporter

David Cameron made the comments in the led up to the Mayoral elections

By: Eastern Eye Staff

British Prime Minister David Cameron has apologised to an imam after wrongly branding him a supporter of the Islamic State jihadist group. Cameron used a rare parliamentary device to set the record straight, having made the accusation in the lower House of Commons. In the run-up to the London mayoral election won by opposition Labour candidate Sadiq Khan, Conservative leader Cameron on two separate occasions said Khan had repeatedly shared a platform with the imam. “Sulaiman Ghani, Mr Khan has appeared on a platform with him nine times. This man supports IS,” Cameron said. IS is also known by the…

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