From the Hagia Sophia for the first time since 1934 an appeal was made for prayer
The call of the Imam to prayer for Muslims on Friday for the first time since 1934, came from of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul.
The video, which heard the adhan - Muslims call to prayer, obligatory prayers coming from the former Church of Hagia Sophia, published in Turkish blogs to YouTube.
It can also be seen in the Hagia Sophia were a lot of Muslim believers and journalists.
The Turkish state Council (Supreme administrative court) on Friday annulled the decision of 1934 the transformation of Hagia Sophia (Aya Sofia) in Istanbul Museum. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan then has signed the decree about the transformation of the Church into a mosque.
The Turkish foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said earlier that his country has the right to change the status of a Cathedral, turning it into a mosque, without taking into account the views of other States.
The Hagia Sophia was founded by the Christian Emperor Justinian, and was opened on 27 December 537. Cathedral over a thousand years was the largest Church in the Christian world. After the capture of Constantinople by the Ottomans and the fall of the Byzantine Empire in 1453, the Cathedral was converted into a mosque but since 1934 the building by decree of the founder of the modern Turkish state Kemal Ataturk became a Museum and was included in the world heritage list of UNESCO.