"Finally we have overcome our own prejudices," she said. "The one about women in politics, then the one about hijab-wearing women -- and even the one about hijab-wearing women in politics."
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"I am the East, and I am the West," she said. "I am proud to be a Muslim and to be a European. I come from a country where religions and cultures live next to each other. All that together is my identity."