A mosque in Istanbul saw another custom that Turkey and its mosques were never acquainted with, with kids singing military tunes at a service to celebrate the 33rd commemoration of the passing of Iran’s Islamic Revolution pioneer Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini.
Turkish and Iranian Shiite ministers went to the service, and the occasion was facilitated by a dubious speaker who had recently been detained.
At Sunday’s occasion at the Imam Zain al-Abidin Mosque in Istanbul’s Bagglar region, youngsters sang in uniform the awe-inspiring hymn “Salam Fermanda” (Commander), which was kept in touch with Khomeini in Turkish and Persian.
The Iranian system’s Tasnim news organization posted a video of kids welcoming during the song of praise.
It ought to be noticed that Iranian state media associations don’t as a rule discuss Shiite-coordinated occasions in Turkey so as not to draw in bad responses from Turkish residents.
Pictures of Khomeini and Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei were hung in the mosque, albeit the pictures ought not be hung inside mosques.
As of late, individuals from turkey’s decision party held a few political gatherings in mosques, maddening many, yet in Turkey youngsters have never been seen singing military tunes under the picture of Iranian pioneers.
Zain al-Abidin Mosque is one of 40 Shiite mosques in Istanbul, and by far most of mosques in Turkey are under the management of the Directorate of Religious Affairs (Diant).
Noureddine Serin was one of the speakers at the function, known to extremist Islamists in Turkey, the supervisor in-head of the favorable to Iranian Kudos channel, and one of the suspects in a 2011 examination by Turkish examiners that uncovered a government operative organization show to the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps in Turkey and the penetration of Turkish foundations by Iranian components.
The examination likewise uncovered Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s connections to Iranian Revolutionary Guard commanders and how Hakan Vidan, the head of Turkish knowledge, assumed a focal part in reinforcing Turkish relations with the Iranian system.
Nonetheless, a few police examiners and individuals from the legal executive were detained in 2014 for leading a mysterious examination concerning the Quds Force, the majority of whom were condemned to life detainment in 2020.
Serin was detained for participation in an association working for Iran and delivered in 2005 after Turkey’s decision party drove his sentence.
In 2020, Serin suddenly guaranteed that Qassem Soleimani, commandant of Iran’s Quds Corps who was killed in a U.S. strike, was instrumental in ruining the upset endeavor against Erdogan on July 15, 2016, and said on a TV program a couple of days after the death: “Soleimani’s job was more noteworthy than any other person’s part in disturbing the overthrow.”
“President Erdogan understands how Soleimani treated Turkey on July fifteenth,” he said, and the inquiry stayed unanswered up until this point, “How did Soleimani respond?”