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He was asked about the contents of his latest column in his local newspaper. The Leader explained that a number of Muslim friends had indicated to him their irritation that, because of their belonging to a different religion, the implication was they were likely to be against celebrating Christmas. Mr Straw said that it was as much part of their culture as it was for Christians. He had wanted to make the point about the way in which the three religions – Judaism, Christianity and Islam – were intertwined.

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