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Syria to build new Hagia Sophia with help from Russia

WorldNews Tuesday, 28 July 2020
Syria to build new Hagia Sophia with help from RussiaThe Syrian regime under President Bashar Al-Assad has announced that it will build a miniature replica of the Hagia Sophia, in opposition to the Turkish government’s reversion of the building from a museum into a mosque. The construction of this mini Hagia Sophia, taking place in the central province of Hama, will be assisted by Syria’s prominent ally Russia and will reportedly show the importance of “peaceful dialogue” between the major faiths. According to the Lebanon-based news...
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