MIL OSI Translation. Region: Italy –
Source: The Holy See in the Italian
Headline: ASIA/TURKEY – the Message of Erdogan to the manifestation of the inter-religious solidarity with the military operation “the Source of peace”
Mardin – qualified Representatives of the communities christian, jewish and muslim communities in Turkey took part on Sunday 20 October an initiative of the inter-religious housed in the Monastery of the syrian orthodox Deyrulzafaran, the “Monastery of Saffron”, located near the city of Mardin, on the plateau of Tur Abdin. The event was conceived as a moment of shared spirituality and reflection, with attention paid to the context of the military operation, “the Source of peace”, implemented by the Turkish army in the territories of Syria, the north-east. The information on the initiative can be found large space especially in the newspapers and the Turkish media deployed positions on nationalist and pro-government. Those present at the meeting have expressed feelings of spiritual closeness to the military involved in the operation, and also to the syrian refugee who fled to Turkish territory during the conflict, expressing also the wish that the refugees who came from Syria are able to return to their homes “as quickly as possible”. Those present at the meeting have also read together the message ad-hoc sent to them for the occasion by the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
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