President Erdogan said that on Friday, July 24, 2020, we plan to open Hagia Sophia for worship with Friday prayers.
The first prayer in Hagia Sophia will be held on July 1934 after the Council of State has canceled the decision of the Council of Ministers of 24 and approved the decision of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to open for worship.
The decision to open the Hagia Sophia worship Turkey's Erdogan makes the emphasis that is related to sovereignty, "the capital whatever the flag of the Republic of Turkey anyway boundaries anyway 81 provinces fortunately the right to be converted into a mosque in the form of adherence to Sophia's endowment is it. We regard all kinds of attitudes and expressions as a violation of our independence. ”