Erdogan visited the mosque of St. Sophia, in which there is

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has shared photos of the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, which is developing into a mosque.

In his Twitter he posted the entry with a single word: “Hagia Sophia…” and your photo on the background of the walls with Arabic script and scaffolding. Significant changes in the interior has not yet occurred.


— Recep Tayyip Talks (@RTErdogan) July 19, 2020

According to Anadolu Agency, the Cathedral was also attended by the Minister of culture and tourism of Turkey Mehmet Nuri Ersoy, Governor of Istanbul Ali Yerlikaya, head of Department on public relations of presidential Administration of Fahrettin Altun, head of the Ministry of internal Affairs Suleyman Soylu and head of the office for religious Affairs Ali Erbas.

Recall that, already on July 24 in a former Cathedral should begin Muslim worship. The decree about transformation of the Church into a mosque was made by the Highest administrative court of Turkey on July 10.

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