VIDEO: Erdogan during reopening of Bulgarian church: ‘You are free to practice your religion’

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January 8, 2017 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos

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ISTANBUL, Turkey – President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan oversaw the reopening of a 120-year-old Bulgarian church in Istanbul on Sunday. 

Also in attendance at the event were Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim and Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov. 

In a speech, Erdogan congratulated those involved in the restoration work. 

He also said that such places of worship secure people with the understanding that they are “free to practice [their] religion and [they] are under our protection”.

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