Tel Aviv: Ever from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reconsecrated the Hagia Sophia, a UNESCO globe heritage website & museum, as a mosque, critics have questioned whether the move is a long-running trying to undo Turkish secularism (or) an attempt to bring caliphate back.
Frontier Alliance Intl. (FAI) mission President Dalton Thomas stated Erdogan is openly calling for the re-establishment of the Islamic State.
“The President of Turkey is openly calling for the re-establishment of the Islamic State, the restoration of its ancient borders & the conquest of Jerusalem.
When the globe wakes up from that Coronavirus hangover, we’ll face the resurrected Caliphate,” Thomas tweeted.
Past month, Erdogan controversially announced the nearly 1,500-year-old monument open to Muslim worship after a top court decided the apartment’s conversion to a museum by modern Turkey’s founding statesman within the mid-1930s has been illegal.
In a previous speech, Erdogan stated the “resurrection of Hagia Sophia” portrays “the footsteps of the going to of Muslims around the globe to come out of the interregnum,” & the “reignition of the fire of hope of not just Muslims, however … of all this oppressed, wronged, downtrodden & exploited.
Thomas described the development (devt) as crushing & destruction of the secularist Turkey.
“This is an Islamic revival taking place inside Turkey. This is the crushing, destruction, dismantling & the deconstruction of secularist Turkey moving the nation return to its original formation as an Islamic state that controls the middle east.
” Thomas stated, in a video footage on
FIA YouTube(YT) page.
Caliphate is an Islamic state within the command of an Islamic steward with the title of caliph.
For 400 yrs., from 1517 to 1924, the caliph Saturday in Istanbul, before the position has been abolished by Mustafa Kemal Ataturk.
the creator of modern Turkey, as per The Washington(WA) Post.
Although democratically elected, Erdogan has behaved in an incrementally autocratic fashion & has little patience for European-styled secularism as envisaged by Ataturk.
Thomas stated the FAI was quite crucial of both the Obama administration & the Trump administration for the empowering & tolerance of Turkish expansionistic ambitions within the middle east that for everyone intents & purposes is jihad.
“There have been citizens in quite influential positions within the US state dept.
who’re quite loyal to Turkish local ambitions within the middle east for their own own personal gain. This is a substantial issue,” he stated.
“We were quite crucial of both the Obama administration & as of now the Trump administration for their own empowering & tolerance of
Turkish expansionistic ambitions within the middle east that for everyone intents & purposes is jihad,” he added further.