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Source: United Nations – in Spanish 3
Headline: UNESCO urges Turkey to preserve the universal value of Hagia Sophia
The Turkish government issued a decree to convert the historic monument located in Istanbul into a mosque. Hagia Sophia has been a museum since 1935 and has been a World Heritage Site since 1985. UNESCO reminds the Government of Turkey that inscription on that list carries with it a series of legal commitments and obligations.
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