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

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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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