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Pilgrimages Canceled

February 16, 1991| United Press International

JAKARTA, Indonesia — This nation, home to the world's largest Muslim community, will not send pilgrims to Mecca this year because of the Gulf War, a Cabinet minister was quoted as saying Friday.

Religious Minister Munawir Sjadzali said the government will not send pilgrims to the Saudi Arabian city, the holiest city in Islam, because of fears for their safety.

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