RTCYPP News 29.7.21
Office of RTCYPP appreciates the visit of Ambassador Garber of USA to Koprulu Mosque in Limassol and her support to uphold and advance religious freedom.
Imam Shakir Alemdar received the Ambassador & her delegation and gave a tour of the mosque accompanied by the Turkish Cypriot caretaker of the Mosque. Imam Shakir highlighted the importance of religious freedom in Cyprus and the joint efforts of the religious leaders of Cyprus in this regard.
In a public statement the USEmbassy in Cyprus stated that; « Promoting universal respect for freedom of religion or belief is a core objective of U.S. foreign policy ».
Following efforts of the Office or RTCYPP and full support of the Archbishop Chrysostomos II & Mufti Atalay of Cyprus, the Koprulu Mosque in Limassol, has been free & open for worship, administered by its rightful owners & community of faith.