THE COMMISSION DOES NOT KNOW WHERE SANTA SOFIA IS: There is someone worse than Manlio DI Stefano

We all have to apologize to Manlio Di Stefano, the one who thought Beirut was in Libya, as you recall from his famous Tweet:

Because there are people much less educated than the good undersecretary, and with the enormous aggravating circumstance of working in a team and for the highest European authorities, probably in teams.

Syriza MEPs sent a letter of complaint to the head of the European Commission Ursula Von der Leyen and the President of the European Parliament David Sassoli after the executive services said in an official written response that the church of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul find… in Cyprus.
MEPs said it was unacceptable for the Commission to ignore the whereabouts of one of the most important symbols of the Christian heritage.
At the end of July, the Turkish government decided to turn Hagia Sophia, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, into a mosque, prompting strong reactions around the world and a question to the Commission from Syriza's legislators. However, the answer states the following:
" The Commission closely monitors the situation of religious and cultural monuments in areas not under the effective control of the Republic of Cyprus and attaches great importance to the conservation of cultural heritage ".
" As part of the Aid Program for the Turkish Cypriot Community, it has provided almost 20 million euros since 2012 to support the activities of the Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage, which include the conservation of several churches in areas not under effective control of the Republic of Cyprus “, he added.

SO FOR THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION, SANTA SOFIA IS NOT IN CONSTANTINOPLE-BYZANTIUM-ISTANBUL, BUT IN CYPRUS. Now how can the European Commission, absolutely dominated by Lithuanians, Latvians, Germans and Dutch who know NOTHING about the Mediterranean, protect Italy, Greece, Cyprus and Spain? They simply won't do it because they are TOTALLY IGNORANT of Southern Europe, of its modus vivendi? We tolerate that these people who may not even know where St. Peter is, who know nothing of Greco-Roman history, to lead us around. But the fault is ours-

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