Skip to comments.Turkish Prime Minister to Perform Namaz at Hagia Sophia Church
Posted on 05/05/2014 7:40:42 PM PDT by marshmallow
The current Turkish prime-minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is considering the possibility of Muslim prayer at Hagia Sophia Church in Istanbul (Constantinople), reports Romphea. Erdogan is planning to participate in a namaz at the historic Hagia Sophia Church in Constantinople, reports the Radikal Turkish daily newspaper. The Muslim prayer will probably be performed during the annual celebrations of the conquest of Constantinople by the Ottoman Turks in 1453, just before the August elections, when Erdogan wants to retake his office of prime-minister.
Realizing that such prayer at Hagia Sophia may provoke active opposition, the Turkish authorities have to make concessions and resume the work of the Theological School on Halki. As a condition for opening the Theological School of Halki, the Turkish authorities asked for the establishment of a mosque in Athens and ending the agreement on appointment of the Mufti of Thrace with the Greek state.
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I hope they do. We need to let Russia work its magic on the Turks. We might even reconquer the Bosporus.
I’d like Russia to focus more on the south and the Bosphorus rather than the north west
Doesn’t matter what Erdogan does. God still dwells there
tuck the furks