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Sarkozy: Burqas 'not welcome' in France

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Posted: Monday, June 22, 2009 9:32 am | Updated: 1:37 am, Sat Oct 8, 2011.

PARIS -- President Nicolas Sarkozy said the Muslim burqa would not be welcome in France, calling the full-body religious gown a sign of the "debasement" of women.

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