Rus News Journal

England has forbidden entrance to the American pastor, threatening to burn the Koran

Moscow, 20 janv - News. the Authorities of Great Britain on Wednesday have declared an interdiction for entrance to the country of the American pastor Terri Johns gathering publicly to burn the Koran in anniversary of acts of terrorism on September, 11th, 2001, Rejter reports referring to the representative of the British Ministry of Internal Affairs.

" the Government counteracts extremism in its forms and consequently we have forbidden pastor Terri Johns to drive on territory of the United Kingdom. Numerous statements of pastor Johns are an example inadmissible behaviour " - the representative of the Ministry of Internal Affairs has declared.

Antiimmigrant grouping " England - ours " (England Is Ours) earlier has declared that has invited Johns to Great Britain.

Words of the pastor from Florida, called the church-goers to burn Koran copies in an anniversary of acts of terrorism on September, 11th, 2001, have called rough reaction all over the world, and, ESP, in the countries of Islam which has regarded performance of the pastor as the announcement of religious war. Against Johns`s plan many world leaders, visible politicians, heads of the public and religious organisations have acted. The head of the Pentagon Robert Gates has asked Johns to be receded from these intentions which can provoke acts of terrorism and threaten lives of many Americans. After long negotiations Johns has refused to burn the sacred book 4 Moslems.