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Muslims in Venezuela!

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Submitted by dhimmi no more, Feb 9, 2019 at 12:22

Dr Pipes,

Erdogan's support of Maduro is very strange indeed. How about the Muslim community in Venezuela (around 100,000 mostly Lebanese)? could this be a case of Erdogan supporting other members of the Muslim Umma that happen to live in Venezuela? However, I suspect that most Lebanese Muslims would be traders and businessmen who would not be on friendly terms with the socialist Maduro!

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Daniel Pipes replies:

Some 90 percent of Egypt's population is Muslim, and that does not make Erdo─čan friendly toward its government, so I doubt that is the key here.

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Muslims in Venezuela! [66 words]
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dhimmi no moreFeb 9, 2019 12:22247622
2Your explanation needs to be refined [118 words]PrashantFeb 11, 2019 21:22247622

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