Erdogan and the Hagia Sophia: the Only way a lot of porcelain smashed as necessary

as far as is known, there is no in Turkey and not in the metropolis of Istanbul to the Islamic prayer. Not even to representative: Barely one and a half years a

Erdogan and the Hagia Sophia: the Only way a lot of porcelain smashed as necessary

as far as is known, there is no in Turkey and not in the metropolis of Istanbul to the Islamic prayer. Not even to representative: Barely one and a half years ago, President Erdogan has opened on the Asian side of the Bosphorus, the giant Camlica mosque. The practical need to make use of the Hagia Sophia again as a mosque between 1453 and 1931, is so low. The symbolic Benefit is the greater: Erdogan – II. presents himself as the heir of the conqueror of Constantinople, Sultan Mehmet as a champion of Christianity and as a patron of the Muslims.

he revised it, the founder of the Republic, Atatürk, which go back a decision (where he left the formal step in a court of law), shows how far the Transformation of the Turkish secularism in a Muslim-colored System has thrived: reactions in Germany do not need to fear Erdogan and the secular opposition party CHP was tame or supported him even. Criticism from abroad, he has priced in, Yes, it plays into his hands: Yet it still is not working to rally the population behind if it is to defend the independence of Turkey against alleged foreign conspiracies.

now, When in Greece, Calls are loud, as a rematch of atatürk's birth house in Thessaloniki Greeks to a Museum for the genocide of the Pontus at the time of the Republic to promote the formation, then the reaction is predictable – since the whole of the Ataturk defender would be Erdogan again.

Updated Date: 12 July 2020, 23:19

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