Burqa ban 'not something we'd support': Turnbull

File image of Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull Source: AAP

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull insists Australia won't follow Germany's lead and ban the burqa.

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull insists Australia won't be following Germany's move to ban the burqa.

German chancellor Angela Merkel says the face veiling garment worn by some Muslim women in public is "inappropriate" and has called for it to be outlawed wherever legally possible.

"That's not something we'd support or propose," Mr Turnbull told Melbourne radio 3AW on Thursday.

Source AAP

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