The state Duma has urged Turkey to adopt

the Deputies of the state Duma appealed to the Turkish Parliament in connection with the consideration of the change of status of the Church-Museum of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, the correspondent of “Rosbalt”.

In the state Duma called this a sensitive issue for Russian citizens, as the temple erected in the VI century, is a great Christian Shrine, the statement reads.

“we Ask our colleagues, members of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey, to fully analyze the situation and when deciding on the status of the Church-Museum of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul to show wisdom and not to revise the decision of the founder of modern Turkey, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, who for many years turned the Hagia Sophia into a Symbol of peace and religious harmony,” reads the document.

Stories about how you tried to get help from the Russian state in terms of coronaries and what came of it, email it to