Reaction to Turkish ruling and Erdogan statement on Hagia Sophia

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Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan declared Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia open to Muslim worship on Friday after a court ruled that the building’s conversion to a museum by modern Turkey’s founding statesman was illegal.

Below are some reactions to the court’s ruling and Erdogan’s announcement.

GREECE

“This is a choice which offends all those who also recognise the monument as a World Heritage Site. And of course it does not only affect relations between Turkey and Greece, but its relations with the European...


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Reaction to Turkish ruling and Erdogan statement on Hagia Sophia


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