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Watch Queen Rania of Jordan's Powerful Call to Action Against ISIS

Watch Queen Rania of Jordan's Powerful Call to Action Against ISIS

By Danica Lo

At the opening of the Medef Summer 2015 University Conference outside Paris on Wednesday, Queen Rania of Jordan delivered an impassioned call to action against ISIS (also known as Daesh in Arabic). Speaking to an audience of business leaders, she emphasized the importance of opening lines of communications between Middle East leaders to form a cohesive, unified strategy against extremism in the region.

"We're not actively helping Daesh, but we're not actively stopping them either," Queen Rania said. "And we can't stand against them until we as Muslims agree on what we stand for. And we won't agree on anything until we have an open, honest, and difficult dialogue about what Islam is, who Muslims are, and how we tackle this extremist ideology growing on the fringes of our peaceful and compassionate faith."

"The only losers are the extremists," she concluded.

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