Mosque near Ground Zero fuels political row

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The proposed construction of a 100-million-dollar, 13-story mosque and Islamic center near Ground Zero in New York City, has stirred raw emotions in the United States as the country prepares to mark the ninth anniversary of the September 11 attacks. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Monday that the US government should not interfere in people's religion, or where they worship. He said that Muslims are "as welcome to worship in lower Manhattan as anyone else." Duration: 01:00