White House Urges Muslims to Counter Extremist Message

WHITE HOUSE— A day after U.S. President Barack Obama said the fight against the Islamic State militant group should not be defined as one between America and Islam, the White House is reinforcing that message, while urging Muslim-Americans in the United States to do their part.

 “We would like to see leaders in the Muslim community stand up and speak out more forcefully, in terms of condemning these hateful, radicalizing messages that we see from extremist organizations,” White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said Monday. READ MORE OF THIS STORY ON VOA NEWS ONLINE
 

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