A Turkish magazine called for the establishment of an Islamic caliphate on Monday following the conversion of the Hagia Sophia into a mosque.
Erdogan as ‘caliph’
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visiting Hagia Sophia monument in Istanbul, on July 19, 2020. (AFP)
Magazine links to the Turkish government
A youth gestures as he waits at the historic Sultanahmet district of Istanbul, outside the Byzantine-era Hagia Sophia on July 24, 2020. (AP)