(LONDON) -- Controversial Florida Pastor Terry Jones has been officially banned from entering Britain.
The British government maintains it opposes extremism in all its forms and barring Terry Jones, it says, is for the public good.
When asked if he considers himself to be an extremist, the preacher told the BBC, "definitely not."
Jones, who advocated burning a Koran last fall, had been invited to the U.K. to address a right-wing group about what he sees as the 'Islamification of Britain.'
A government spokesman said coming to Britain is a privilege, not a right.
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