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On July 24, 2020, Friday prayers in Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque marked 1st Muslim acts of worship there in 86 years.

Axar.az reports citing Turkish media that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday marked the first anniversary of the reopening of Istanbul’s iconic Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque.

In a Twitter post, Erdogan said Hagia Sophia "is the symbol of the revival of our civilization."

"Praise be to our Lord, who showed us these days ... I hope that the voices of the call to prayers, salawats (prayers) and Holy Quran will not go missing from the domes of this great shrine until the end of time," he added.

He also posted a video showing the first Friday prayer in Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque for the first time after an 86-year hiatus.

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2021.07.24 / 20:56
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