Erdogan made a promise to Putin in connection with the conversion of Hagia Sophia into a mosque


Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a telephone conversation with his Russian counterpart made a promise to keep Christian shrines in the Hagia Sophia, and also guaranteed access for everyone to this magnificent architectural structure. This was reported by the Kremlin press service.


Vladimir Putin drew Erdogan’s attention to a wide public outcry caused by reports from Turkish authorities about the conversion of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul from a museum to a mosque. The head of the Republic of Turkey, in response, assured Putin that tourists will have access to the temple, and the integrity of Christian shrines will be preserved.

On July 10, the Turkish State Council decided that Hagia Sophia from a museum would turn into a mosque. The deputy head of the international committee of the Federation Council of Russia Andrey Klimov emphasized that the decision to change the status of the cathedral belongs to the canonical territory of the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, who at one time took part in the schism of the church in Ukraine and created a number of problems for the Russian Orthodox Church. The Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill expressed deep regret at the decision of the Turkish State Council.

According to the Turkish Ministry of Tourism, about 3,7 million people visited St. Sophia Cathedral last year.
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  1. gorenina91 Offline gorenina91
    gorenina91 (Irina) 13 July 2020 18: 20
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    The head of the Republic of Turkey, in response, assured Putin that tourists will have access to the temple, and the integrity of Christian shrines will be preserved.

    - Strange ... - Well, what then was the point ... to turn Hagia Sophia ... into a mosque ???
    - In Turkey, what - there are not enough other mosques .. ???
    1. Magog Offline Magog
      Magog (Gog Magog) 13 July 2020 18: 30
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      Numerous tourists spoil the floors in the temple - now they will take off their shoes and show their holey socks! belay
    2. Sergey Tokarev Offline Sergey Tokarev
      Sergey Tokarev (Sergey Tokarev) 13 July 2020 18: 33
      +2
      It was turned into a mosque 500 years ago! In this century there was a museum, not a temple.
      1. Magog Offline Magog
        Magog (Gog Magog) 13 July 2020 18: 59
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        "Twenty-five again!" The cathedral was built of brick of regular shape, the technology of which appeared in the second half of the 16th century. Even from the time of the possible construction, not completely passed "500 years". I quote:

        Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent erected a gigantic temple of St. Sophia in the middle of the 1573th century. It was the FIRST temple of this huge size. Previously, such large buildings in Tsar-Grad were not built. Therefore, the engineers did not yet have sufficient experience in megalithic construction. Of course, they tried their best. However, the building soon began to creep under the pressure of the monstrous mass of the dome. And then we are surprised to learn that the Sultan, who followed Suleiman the Magnificent, - Selim II - in 1550 was forced to strengthen the walls of Hagia Sophia with the help of huge stone "bulls" that took on the load of the dome, which expanded the walls. Thus, the following picture emerges. Apparently, in the years 1557-1550, Suleiman actually erects Hagia Sophia. This is the first experience of building huge temples. The experience was not entirely successful. After about twenty years, the temple began to sprawl to such an extent that Selim II had to strengthen it with "bulls". It is hard to imagine that the temple of Hagia Sophia was erected or "restored" in the 1557th century AD, stood that way until the XNUMXth century, and only supposedly after a THOUSAND YEARS, began to creep under the load of the dome! But if the temple was erected in XNUMX-XNUMX, then the picture becomes quite clear.

        Conclusion: Suleiman the Magnificent built a Christian church from the very beginning, and before that, of course, no "mosque" could exist, since there was no temple itself!
        1. Arkharov Offline Arkharov
          Arkharov (Grigory Arkharov) 13 July 2020 19: 08
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          Maybe the museum was originally built?
          1. Magog Offline Magog
            Magog (Gog Magog) 13 July 2020 19: 10
            +1
            If we assume that Islam comes from the 7th century AD, then this version is quite suitable!
            1. Arkharov Offline Arkharov
              Arkharov (Grigory Arkharov) 13 July 2020 19: 11
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              More museums, good and different.
              1. Magog Offline Magog
                Magog (Gog Magog) 13 July 2020 19: 14
                +1
                GIVE

                More museums, good and different.
        2. Sergey Tokarev Offline Sergey Tokarev
          Sergey Tokarev (Sergey Tokarev) 13 July 2020 19: 42
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          Somehow violet. Buildings are crumbling, new ones are being built on their foundations. Religions and gods are changing. How long have Zeus or Perun been able to cut the throat? When necessary, the authorities will come up with a new religion for the people. To keep the flock subordinate when not afraid of a secular court. Prince Vladimir wanted to become king and fuck the Greek princess, and he converted to Christianity. And he could have accepted Islam, only he forbids thumping ...
        3. Natan bruk Offline Natan bruk
          Natan bruk (Natan Bruk) 13 July 2020 22: 45
          -1
          Is this a quote from an alternative history of Fomenko, Nosovsky and others like them?
          1. Magog Offline Magog
            Magog (Gog Magog) 13 July 2020 23: 21
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            What difference does it make where the quote comes from? Or is there a "curse" on the use of these names? The content doesn't care, but cares about who spoke out, right?
            1. Natan bruk Offline Natan bruk
              Natan bruk (Natan Bruk) 13 July 2020 23: 58
              -2
              From where the quote came from, you can immediately determine what its value is. And this quote is of value only to fans of the "new chrenology." No serious scientist will take this bullshit seriously.
              1. Magog Offline Magog
                Magog (Gog Magog) 14 July 2020 00: 44
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                Serious "scientists" sit in their swamp, plunged headlong into mud, and hear only themselves, loved ones. You should contact there too - good luck!
                1. Natan bruk Offline Natan bruk
                  Natan bruk (Natan Bruk) 14 July 2020 07: 19
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                  Well, I wish you success in mastering Fomenkovism.
  2. Cheburashk Offline Cheburashk
    Cheburashk (Vladimir) 13 July 2020 19: 06
    +3
    Believe Erdogan - do not respect yourself at all! We must look at his actions! And based on this, respond!
  3. Citizen Mѣshkov (Sergѣi) 13 July 2020 19: 55
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    Someone really wants to build / rebuild another temple, but they were told 2000 years ago - build a miraculous temple, because they knew very well what this venture would turn into.
    1. Sergey Tokarev Offline Sergey Tokarev
      Sergey Tokarev (Sergey Tokarev) 13 July 2020 22: 00
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      In a miraculous temple you can’t earn on the sale of candles and crosses ...
  4. Tramp1812 Offline Tramp1812
    Tramp1812 (Tramp 1812) 14 July 2020 08: 05
    -1
    He's lying!
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  6. Alexzn Offline Alexzn
    Alexzn (Alexander) 14 July 2020 08: 42
    +2
    I was in Aiye Sophia, I was in the Blue Mosque - I’m sure that nothing bad will happen to Sophia, but the trend is clear. The most powerful country in Islam is no longer secular; the next step is an amendment to the constitution on religion. It's a question of time.
  7. Michael I Offline Michael I
    Michael I (Michael I) 14 July 2020 08: 42
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    And what if the main mosque in Moscow is made into an Orthodox church? That stink will be :)