“Muslims in India are peaceful”: US Presidential candidate Ted Cruz

INTEREScruzRepublican presidential candidate Ted Cruz has refuted Donald Trump’s call for a “total shutdown of Muslims entering the US”: by saying “Muslims in India are peaceful”.

Elaborating on his statement Mr Cruz, 44, said there are millions of peaceful Muslims across the world in countries like India.

The remarks were made at the recent Republican presidential debate of 2015, hosted by CNN Las Vegas.