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Saudi Crown Prince declares move to eradicate Islam extremism

He says in surprise announcement that country is returning to "moderate" Islam

His remarks are the strongest statements to date, acknowledging that the country's founding precepts aren't working.


IT WAS a comment that stunned the people in the room.

At an event on Tuesday in Riyadh meant to highlight the kingdom's influence in the business world, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said Saudi Arabia was returning to "moderate" Islam and intended to "eradicate" extremism...

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