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Cathedral mosque in Crimea is to be opened in summer of 2020

Simferopol, November 13, 2019

The cathedral mosque in Simferopol, one of the main mosque on the Crimean peninsula, is scheduled to open next summer, said the head of the State Committee on National Policy of Crimea Albert Kangiev.

“This is the most unique and grandest construction in the Crimea we ever had. A unique architectural mosque will admit up to four thousand believers.” - Kangiev said on Wednesday on Radio Crimea.

As reported, the Cathedral Mosque is located on the territory of more than 3 hectares. The religious complex includes three buildings and the entire infrastructure. The height of the mosque is about 35 meters; the height of the minarets is more than 50 meters.

At a meeting with the people of Simferopol in March this year Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that he had invited his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan to open a mosque in Crimea.

 

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