VIDEO: Hagia Sophia hosts first Friday prayers in 86 years

TEHRAN, Jul. 25 (MNA) – After more than eight decades as a museum, Istanbul’s iconic Hagia Sophia held Islamic prayer services for the first time in 86 years.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has joined huge crowds in Istanbul, for the first Friday prayers at Hagia Sophia since the 1,500-year-old former church was turned back into a mosque. 

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