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Erdogan says Hagia Sophia to be reopened as Mosque

July 10, 2020 - General

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced Friday that the Hagia Sophia, one of the architectural wonders of the world, would be reopened for Muslim worship, sparking fury in the Christian community and neighbouring Greece.

The sixth-century edifice has been a museum since 1935 [Credit: AFP]His declaration came after a top Turkish court revoked the sixth-century Byzantine monument’s status as a museum, clearing the way for it to…

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