Putin discuss the Libyan crisis with Greek PM

The Address | Benghazi – Libya

MOSCOW – Russian President, Vladimir Putin, held a phone call with Greek Prime Minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, in which they discussed the change of Hagia Sophia’s historical status and settlement in Libya.

“The exceptional cultural, historical and spiritual importance of this unique landmark of world heritage was emphasized, with reference to the importance of preserving it as the heritage of all mankind and a symbol of peace and harmony,” reads a statement by the Kremlin.

For his part, the Greek Prime Minister’s Office took a tougher tone and described the Turkish decision regarding changing the status of Hagia Sophia as “a challenge for the entire Orthodox Christian world.”


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