Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan held a provocative fiesta with strobe lights around Hagia Sophia yesterday, on the 568th anniversary of the Fall of Constantinople.
טורקיה חגגה אתמול 568 שנה להישג ההיסטורי של הסולטאן מהמט הכובש – כיבוש איסטנבול. מוזמנים ומוזמנות לצפות בחגיגות המרשימות ??#Türkiye #İstanbulunFethi1453 #İstanbul @RTErdogan @ekrem_imamoglu@IsraelHayomHeb pic.twitter.com/pePBzdNgAy
— Dean Shmuel Elmas (@ElmasDean) May 30, 2021
The Turkish president said the Fall of Constantinople was one of the most glorious victories in the history of Turkey.
Earlier, in a post on Twitter, he said: “We honor Muhammad the Conqueror and his glorious army for adding this unique city to our cultural heritage, with mercy and respect.”
Recep Tayyip Erdogan also included a photo of Hagia Sophia as a mosque with four minarets in his post.
In a video posted online, he appeared to recite verses from the Quran.
President @RTErdogan recited the Quran at a reception in the historic Aya Sofia in @Turkey yesterday. The light of the Tajweed in enlivens the heart of the listener in the lively Qiraat.
long live @RTErdogan
love for turkey embassedor in Bangladesh @Mustafa_O_Turan.
— MD MASUD RANA (@MDMASUDRANA9320) May 29, 2021
Erdogan inaugurated a monumental tower yesterday in Constantinople, on the day of the sad anniversary of the Fall of Constantinople.
The Turkish president “inaugurated the tallest building in Europe, as reported by the state media referring to the Küçük Çamlıca TV Radio Tower, 587 meters high with 49 floors and the possibility of 100 parallel broadcasts from FM.
The cost of the new monumental project is $ 48.5 million while the Turkish economy collapses.
Turkey's state-of-the-art communications tower inaugurated by President Erdogan in Istanbul
• Situated on a hill overlooking Turkey’s largest city, the hi-tech communications tower will fulfill all broadcasting and transmission requirements
— ANADOLU AGENCY (@anadoluagency) May 29, 2021
A day earlier, Recep Tayyip Erdogan had cut the ribbon at a mosque in Taksim Square.
The president of Turkey unwaveringly promotes the construction of the Constantinople Canal, with a budget of 8 billion dollars.