Posts tagged as mosque

Latvia calls on EU to oppose Erdogan’s move to make Hagia Sophia a mosque

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

On 13 July 2020, during the European Union (EU) Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels, EU Foreign Ministers shared views on the impact of COVID-19 and the state of affairs in Turkey focusing on EU-Turkish relations and Turkey’s role in the region, according to a statement from the Latvian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. “In a discussion on relations with Turkey, Edgars Rinkēvičs drew the Council’s attention to the need for the…

Forty killed, more than 20 injured in New Zealand mosque shootings

Friday, March 15, 2019

Forty people were killed and more than 20 seriously wounded in mass shootings at two mosques in New Zealand’s Christchurch on Friday, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said. Ardern said New Zealand had been placed on its highest security threat level. She said four people in police custody held extremist views, but had not been on any police watchlists.