n Georgia, however, was the clash between Muslims and Christians. Muslims claim that their religious beliefs are not respected.
In Georgia, however, was the clash between Muslims and Christians. Muslims claim that their religious beliefs are not respected.
According to the Bureau of ANS in Georgia, the Georgian village of Moxe Adigeni region experienced the confrontation between the Muslim and Christian populations. Meskhetian Turks living in the territory, which angered Muslims of the village, the old idea of the destruction of the mosque.
Mziuri Vasaqmadze that local Muslim mosque protesters to return to the old status is: "This action will continue until we achieve it. They want to build the mosque at the library. We can not allow that. "
Local Muslims say Qorqadze Otar, a company that won the tender to start the construction and repair of today: "Here is the beginning of the last century, as it should in a mosque. We have no other desire. "
According to the Ministry of Internal Affairs, and resisting the police during the incident and police cars in service damaging detained 14 Meskhetian Turks. Adigeni District Court trial of 11 people in the office were released in exchange for the money, the other 3 people, has been sentenced to 3 months. They were charged with disorderly conduct and disobeying police. The incident is said to have been wounded during a Muslim. A special meeting immediately after the incident, which happened in the country's prime minister, Irakli Garibashvili theses.
Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Garibashvili that local Christians have been built on the ruins of the mosque of the Georgian Orthodox Church, argue that: "In order to avoid conflict, it was decided the building was restored and converted into a library that can be used by representatives of both religions. Of course, the village was brought to me by the Mufti of the region at the request of the Muslim community. However, because it is a controversial issue in the present case should be reviewed by the agency of religious issues and recommendations to be submitted to the government. "
In 1924-1937 the mosque later became the home of the culture connected with the decision of the Soviet government. In the present case, the question is the fate of the disputed building.