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Terry Jones Issues Demand To NY Imam: Call Me

Protesters in Multan, Pakistan, on Friday, Sept. 10, 2010, burn effigies of President Barack Obama and Rev. Terry Jones to protest the pastor's plan to burn Qurans.  Khalid Tanveer/AP hide caption

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NPR's Greg Allen is hanging out in Gainesville, Fl. at the media encampment outside the controversial Dove World Outreach Center whose pastor Terry Jones has gained international infamy over his plan to burn/not burn Qurans.

Greg reports that Jones and a wing man talked to reporters and issued a new demand:

Interesting stuff here today at the church in Gainesville. More satellite trucks (nearly 20) and media since yesterday.

Jones and another evangelical minister came out and gave an ultimatum to Feisal Abdul Rauf, asking for a phone call by 3:20 pm. The two ministers wouldn't answer the question "or else what?"