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Bush not welcome in Indonesia: Muslim body

President Bush is not welcome to visit Jakarta later this month because his policies have hurt Muslims, a body representing Islamic clerics in Indonesia says. Bush will visit Indonesia, the world’s most populous Islamic nation, on November 20 on a brief stopover after attending the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Vietnam. “We are aware of the tradition that guests should be honored and welcomed, but we would prefer if the government did not invite people who have hurt Muslims around the world,” Ma’ruf Amin, deputy chairman of the Indonesian Council of Ulemas (MUI), was quoted on Thursday as saying by the state Antara news agency. Full Story

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