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NEW YORK CITY-The imam behind the controversial plan to build an Islamic cultural center near Ground Zero told a Council on Foreign Relations audience Monday that “everything is on the table” to resolve the current impasse over the project. “We really are focused on solving it” in a way that will be best for everyone concerned, said imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, according to published reports.

Among the ideas reportedly being considered are expanding the interfaith activities at the planned Park51 to include worship space for people of other faiths as well as delaying the project to allow for more public debate and input. “Our advisers have been looking at every option—including that,” Rauf said Monday, according to the New York Times.

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