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LETTER FROM THE BALKANS ABOUT HAGIA SOPHIA TO SPEAKER ŞENTOP


Reis-ul Ulema Şakir Efendi Fetai, Vice President of the Islamic Religious Union of the Northern Republic of Macedonia sent a letter to Mustafa Şentop, Speaker of the GNAT expressing his gratitude for the opening of Hagia Sophia for worship. 23.07.2020

In his letter, Fetai indicated that they are pleased that Hagia Sophia will be opened tomorrow noon for worship at the Friday prayers with the decision of the State Council and President Erdoğan’s decree and that after 86 years it will finally be able to do its fundamental duty as a mosque.

In his letter, Şakir Efendi Fetai stated that, “Conversion of Hagia Sophia into a mosque has pleased mainly the citizens of the Republic of Turkey and also us as Macedonian Muslims and all the Muslims around the world. I hope that this historical event will be benefial to all the Muslims around the world.”

Fetai also conveyed his feelings on the occasion of the anniversary of July 15th treacherous coup attempt and emphasized that under the leadership of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, the Republic of Turkey is a rising star and an indispensable source of hope among the Muslims and the oppressed all around the world.

In his letter, Fetai also congratulated Şentop on the occasion of his reelection as the Speaker of the GNAT.



 

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