Turkey, Greece feud over Hagia Sophia landmark
Turkey and Greece were locked this week in a war of words over the possible conversion of Hagia Sophia, one of Istanbul’s most stunning landmarks, into a mosque.
The feud over the 1,476-year-old World Heritage site is the latest to erupt between the two neighbours over religion.
Greece reacted furiously to remarks by Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc that he hoped to change the status of Hagia Sophia, which is now a museum.
More:Turkey, Greece feud over Hagia Sophia landmark