January 07, 2015

New Church to Be Constructed in Istanbul

Turkey's Assyrian community will build a new church in the Yesilkoy neighborhood of Bakirkoy district in Istanbul, an area close to Ataturk Airport, prime ministry officials said on Friday. 

The decision came during a meeting of Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu with representatives of non-Muslim minority communities at the prime ministry's office in Istanbul, known as the Dolmabahce Palace. The state will allocate an area for the construction of the church, the officials added.

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