Moscow. 2 Aug. INTERFAX – IN the Turkish media appeared the video, which shows how two citizens of Turkey Halil Aquaman and Mehmet Alan under the guise of tourists came into the building of Istanbul’s Hagia Sofia and performed a prayer.
“Yesterday, in three hours the night the Israelis came into our al-Aqsa mosque. Today, we pray here. It’s not a Museum, and a mosque. They (the tourists – “if”) is located in a Muslim Shrine which was captured by Sultan Fatih. It’s a mosque. I’ll pray and leave,” the lead of the Turkish media in the words of one of the praying men.
Museum guards gave the opportunity to complete the prayer, and then withdrew both from the building for violation of rules of conduct.