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The Chair of Parliament’s cross party Pakistan Group, Tory MP Stewart Jackson, has accused the government of “gratuitously offending” Muslim countries by awarding a knighthood to the controversial author, Salman Rushdie.
Commenting on the move, Jackson, who also leads the Friends of Islam group, said:
“It is for her Majesty and the government to decide who they give honors to and not open to the veto of a foreign power, but it does convey an important message and the timing was very insensitive, particularly with ongoing problems with Iran and the instability in Pakistan.”
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