Germany’s Interior Ministry has stated it regrets serving pork sausage at a conference on Islam in Berlin earlier this week.
The ministry said the meals selection have been designed for the “numerous non secular attendance” on the German Islam Conference in Berlin.
But it apologised “if folks felt indignant of their non secular feelings”.
The experience was led by way of Internal Minister Horst Seehofer, who in March stated Islam “does not belong in Germany”.
Most of the attendees at the Islam convention had been Muslims, local media reported. Under Islamic legislation, Muslims are forbidden to consume beef.
on the get started of the convention, Mr Seehofer reportedly mentioned that he desired to see a “German Islam”.
But Özdamar delivered that Mr Seehofer’s “elephant in a china shop” behaviour “may by no means achieve the toughen of a majority of Muslims in Germany”.
In its response the internal Ministry brought that it had served THIRTEEN dishes, including halal, vegetarian, meat and fish dishes and mentioned that each one food within the buffet had been obviously marked.
A Few German media said that beef within the type of ham had been served on the first German Islam Conference in 2006.
In his March feedback, that have been noticed as an try to win back electorate from the some distance-proper Choice for Germany (AfD) celebration, Mr Seehofer said Islam did not belong to Germany because “Germany is formed through Christianity”.
“The Muslims who live amongst us evidently belong to Germany… That of course doesn’t imply that we should, out of a fake consideration for others, give up our traditions and customs,” he mentioned.
However ultimate month Mr Seehofer’s Christian Social Union (CSU) party suffered big losses in the Bavarian elections, with the BBC’s Germany Correspondent Jenny Hill pronouncing its attempt to harden its tone and policies on immigration seemed to have backfired.