Hagia Sophia icons to be preserved: Presidential spokesperson (59)

Hurriyet Dailynews 2020.07.12 11:12
ANKARA-Anadolu Agency A senior Turkish official on July 11 answered questions surrounding Turkey's reconversion of the Hagia Sophia, an Istanbul landmark, into a mosque, stressing that the religious iconography in the sixth-century complex would be preserved. Questioning why the former museum was "turned into a museum in the first place," presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin underlined that its religious
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