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Remarks At the Istiqlal Mosque

John Kerry
Secretary of State
Istiqlal Mosque
Jakarta, Indonesia
February 16, 2014


SECRETARY KERRY: The Istiqlal mosque is a famous mosque – very, very beautiful. It’s an extraordinary place – the third-largest mosque in the world, the largest mosque in Asia, and a very remarkable place of worship, and I’m very privileged to be here. And I’m grateful to the Grand Imam for allowing me to come.

As-salam alaikum.


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