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Russian mufti commented on the decision of Turkey's Hagia Sophia

In the Muslim community of Russia expressed confidence that after the conversion of the Church-Museum of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul into a mosque any obstacles to its all visitors will not arise.

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Friday signed a decree on awarding the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul to the status of the mosque. Before that, the state Council of Turkey annulled the decision of 1934 about the Museum the status of a Cathedral.

Mufti: Haj operators will return money or will take the trip to Mecca

Spiritual Assembly of Muslims of Russia (DSMR) is sympathetic to the decision of Saudi authorities to cancel Hajj this year because of the pandemic coronavirus, for this reason, all the paid tours Hajj operators will be refunded or carried over to next year, told RIA Novosti the head of DSMR mufti of Moscow Albir Krganov.

Previously, the government of Saudi Arabia due to the coronavirus abolished the Hajj for pilgrims from abroad this year it is allowed to participate only to the pilgrims already in the Kingdom. With the beginning of the epidemic COVID-19 the power of the Kingdom has also banned die - lesser pilgrimage to the Holy places, which, unlike the Hajj, may at any time of the year.

In the Muslim community suggested measures to combat extremism

You need social support of graduates of Islamic Universities to offer courses in combating extremism and terrorism for the "migrant community" and national organizations in the regions, and to educate migrants in their countries of the Russian language, said Wednesday the head of the Spiritual Council of Muslims of Russia (DSMR) mufti Albir Krganov, during an online conference in the Public chamber of the Russian Federation.

Videoconference on the role of regional public chambers, religious and social organizations in the implementation of the "Strategy for countering extremism in the Russian Federation until 2025" was held on Wednesday "on the platform of Public chamber of the Russian Federation," noted in DSMR.

Krganov: mosques DSMR June 5 will be closed for parishioners

Mosques Spiritual Assembly of Muslims of Russia will be closed for parishioners on Friday, told RIA Novosti the head of DSMR mufti Albir Krganov.

"All the mosques DSMR will close on Friday, i.e. the Friday collective prayer is held in mosques without a congregation. Will pray imams and employees of the parishes. The faithful can watch the broadcast online. And 6 Jun of the mosque open, but a collective prayer, they have to be out there," he said.