Hagia Sophia in Istanbul officially became a mosque

the Turkish Council of State reversed the decision of the government in 1934 on the award of the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul the status of a Museum. Now he is again converted into a mosque.

As the channel CNN Turk, July 10-in the temple complex will be religious rites at the Islamic Canon.

Earlier, Turkish foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that the authorities intend to transform the Cathedral into a mosque without consulting the other States.

Discussion around the Hagia Sophia turned around after 29 may, the anniversary of the fall of Constantinople, the Church held a reading of the Quran. Erdogan requested to consider the possibility of turning Sofia into a mosque.

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