(QHA) -

Turkey will settle the issue of constructing a cathedral mosque in Crimea. Turkish President Recap Tayyip Erdogan will discuss the issue with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, who is to visit Ankara Dec 1.

The issue had already been discussed with the Mejlis delegation Nov 25, during the delegation’s meeting with the President Erdogan and the Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu.

“We have discussed issues related with the constructing of the cathedral mosque. It was announced that Turkey, that initiated the project should finish it. The issue is very symbolic and important for Crimean Tatars”- Ahtem Chiygoz, deputy head of Mejlis, told to QHA correspondent.

According to Chiygoz, the sides also discussed the return of Turkish religious teachers to Crimea, who were forced to leave the peninsula after Crimea’s unification with Russia.

Among discussed issues there were also the creation of Crimean Tatar cultural center, support for Crimean Tatar schools and Kindergardens, and other projects, that had earlier been approved.

QHA