Koran-burning pastor: NYC imam has agreed to move mosque | Raw Story
Terry Jones, the pastor at the Florida church that vowed to burn Korans on the anniversary of 9/11, says he has come to an agreement with the imam of the so-called “Ground Zero mosque” that will see him call off the Koran-burning in exchange for the New York City mosque being moved.
“The imam has agreed to move the mosque. We have agreed to cancel our event on Saturday and Saturday I will be flying up there to meet with him,” Jones said in front of national news cameras on Thursday evening.
The announcement was met with disbelief by TV news hosts, some of whom questioned whether the Cordoba Institute run by Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf would be willing to move under the threat of a Koran-burnin