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'Invest in Muslim communities,' says Imam as Charles Michel backs education to beat radicalisation

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The minaret and the mosque of the Islamic center Vienna
The minaret and the mosque of the Islamic center Vienna   -   Copyright  Ronald Zak/AP
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European Council President Charles Michel has proposed setting up a special European institute to train imams against 'ideology of hatred'.

He was speaking in Vienna during a visit hosted by Austrian chancellor Sebastian Kurz to discuss tackling terrorism in Europe.

Last week a gunman killed four people in Vienna in an attack claimed by the so-called Islamic State group.

Days earlier, stabbings that killed three people in the French city of Nice were also deemed to be terror-related.

Mohammed Cheppih, an Imam and theologist, agrees with the idea in principle but says investment is needed. Watch his interview in the media player above.