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Federal MP wants to investigate the link between Islam and terrorism

A Federal MP wants to investigate a potential link between Islam and terrorism.

The Member for Deakin, Michael Sukkar, told Neil Mitchell the debate needs to be honest, even though that can be ‘uncomfortable’.

Mr Sukkar said even though the vast majority of Australian Muslims condemn terrorism, the conversation should not be silenced.

‘Our greatest partner against radicalisation and terrorism is, in fact, the Islamic community,’ he said.

But Mr Sukkar doesn’t believe politicians are the right people to lead the debate.

‘More people listen to you than me!’ he told Neil.

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