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Jeddah: The King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz World Center for Dialogue has announced the formation of what it called an Islamic-Jewish Council aimed at promoting coexistence and fighting extremism. The King Abdullah Center for Dialogue launched a European dialogue platform that brings together members of Islamic and Jewish institutions in Europe. The platform aims to contribute to consolidating coexistence and combating intolerance and hatred in European societies, by promoting safe living under a common citizenship. It was co-opened by the Secretary-General of the Center, Faisal bin Muammar and Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni, the Deputy Secretary-General of the European Parliament. The Center’s work is organized by an administrative board of Muslim, Christian, Jewish, Buddhist and Hindu executives. n