07 March 2013, 22:00
Protest against Islamization of Adzharia held in Tbilisi
Today, activists of the NGO "National Front" have held a protest action in Tbilisi near the Turkish Embassy against Islamization of Adzharia. The action was about 50 persons strong.
The protesters voiced against the agreement on construction of a mosque in Batumi signed by prime ministers of Turkey and Georgia on February 14.
They demanded to stop the mass population of Adzharia that borders on Turkey with Turkish citizens, to ban funding confessions from abroad, and also offered to open a monument in the city of Anaklia to the tens of thousands of Georgian young men and women, "who had been taken to the Ottoman Empire and sold in the slave market in Istanbul."
When signing the agreement to build another mosque in Batumi, the prime ministers of Georgia and Turkey were unanimous in the opinion that the existing Muslim temples are not enough to cope with the needs of local and visiting Muslims in Adzharia. The Premier Bidzina Ivanishvili said that Georgia would build a mosque for Georgian money, the "Georgia Online" reports.
Source: CK correspondent