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Turks Restore Armenian Churches In Their Own Way

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  • Turks Restore Armenian Churches In Their Own Way

    TURKS RESTORE ARMENIAN CHURCHES IN THEIR OWN WAY

    ISTANBUL, JULY 21, NOYAN TAPAN - ARMENIANS TODAY. Official circles and
    media of Turkey announce continuously about starting restoration of
    historic and cultural monuments of the country receintly. Within the
    framework of that PR company, authorities of Turkey organized a number
    of events, including a visit to Aghtamar Island of representatives of
    Embassies of a number of countries accredited in Istanbul. The goal of
    the visit was to show European diplomates how Turks restore the Surb
    Khach Church of the island. According to Panorama.am, some time has
    passed since the "works" started here, and all that can be seen at the
    church, saying calmly, arises indignation: tombstones of Armenian
    clergymen are replaced, a part of them is broken. All left from the
    gravestones is massed. The floor of the church is covered with 20
    centimetres of concrete layer preparing foundation for revetment.

    According to eye-witnesses, historic monuments closely neighboring the
    church were also damaged during creating a constuction site. According
    to the present information, authorities of Turkey envisage to spend
    about 1.5ml US dollars for the restoration of the Surb Khach Church.

    The client of the works is the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of
    Turkey. And works are carried out with the usage of such "modern"
    construction materials as black oil is.
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