Chechen leader Kadyrov visits Jerusalem for mosque opening

The mosque, which was built with four minarets on a 3.5 acre plain, is said to have mimick the design of Turkish mosques and even had the carpets sent from Turkey.

Chechen leader Kadyrov visits Jerusalem for mosque opening

World Bulletin / News Desk

Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov has paid a visit to Circassians living in Al-Quds (Est Jerusalem), where he also attended the opening of a new mosque.

Kadyrov had donated money to build the new Ebu Gush Central Monsque 10 kilometers away from Al-Quds.

According to Al-Jazeera Turk, the mosque hung Chechen and Russian flags to greet Kadyrov, who performed his midday prayer in the mosque.

The mosque, which was built with four minarets on a 3.5 acre plain, is said to have mimick the design of Turkish mosques and even had the carpets sent from Turkey.

Kadyrov, who had visited Turkey in 2008, also built a mosque in the Chechen capital Grozny in imitation of the Istanbul's famous Sultanahmet Blue Mosque. 

Last Mod: 24 Mart 2014, 12:24
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