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Erdogan: Taksim Mosque is one of the signs of the birth of a great and strong Turkey which gives hopes to its friends and brothers

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Friday inaugurated the impressive mosque in Istanbul’s historical square where it stands at the gateway to famed Istiklal Avenue, Daily Sabah writes. Taksim Mosque in Istanbul’s eponymous square was opened on Friday by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, marking an end to countless efforts and legal challenges to build it in the secular but Muslim-majority country