Alert: UNESCO calls on Turkey to preserve ‘universal value’ of Hagia Sophia

INSTANT ALERT 10 July 2020
UNESCO calls on Turkey to preserve ‘universal value’ of Hagia Sophia
As the Turkish President signed a decree on Friday converting the ancient Hagia Sophia in Istanbul into a mosque, the UN cultural agency (UNESCO) called on the State to abide by its “legal commitments and obligations” in accordance with it’s status as a museum, on the World Heritage List.
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