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Ridda kufr

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Assalamu aleikum if muslim intends to get citizenship of non-muslim country and says in oath “i swear to respect constitution and laws of this country and be devoted to other citizens” will it be kufr ( apostasy)? will he become murtad?


Wa’alaykum as Salam wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu,

No, that will not be Kufr.

And Allaah Ta’aala knows best


Ismail Moosa (Mufti)

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