France's Le Pen refuses headscarf to meet Lebanon's mufti
The grand mufti's office responded with a statement expressing surprise and disappointment, arguing that Le Pen's team were informed of the headscarf requirement in advance - described as a "well known rule" of their establishment by French newspaper Le Figaro.
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Le Pen was on a three-day visit to Lebanon to bolster her credentials as a presidential candidate when she walked out of a meeting with one of the country's foremost religious leaders before it started. "If [you don't like it] never mind", she said.
"We have also discussed the war on terror and come to the conclusion that Paris and Beirut need to cooperate to combat radical Islam", Marine Le Pen added.
Most polls have given either man a second-round win over Le Pen by around 20 percentage points, though the gap has narrowed in recent days. Refusing to don a headscarf might be seen as a small gesture, but still a meaningful one for her base as well as those who share her concerns about an influx of foreign and potentially risky influences.
After arriving, Le Pen was asked to wear a headscarf, but refused. Le Pen's National Front party claims Muslim immigration to France boosts terror risks, costs jobs and drains the nation's treasury. It is thought to be the first time she has met a foreign head of state.
Le Pen will also meet with Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil, Maronite Patriarch Beshara Rai and others.
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