Turkey's top religious official meets Syria's Assad

Bardakoglu said his meeting was the first contact between Turkey and Syria over religious matters.

Turkey's top religious official meets Syria's Assad

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad received on Thursday Ali Bardakoglu, president of Turkey's Religious Affairs Directorate, in Damascus.

Speaking to the Anadolu News Agency, Bardakoglu said his meeting was the first contact between Turkey and Syria over religious matters.

Bardakoglu said theology schools in Turkey needed instructors to teach Arabic, adding that his visit to Syria aimed at seeking cooperation opportunities on this issue.


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Last Mod: 22 Nisan 2010, 15:52
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