Cathedral mosque Khan-Cami in Evpatoria, that used to be subordinated to Crimea’s traditional Religious Administration of Muslims (Muftiyat), was included in newly established Taurida Muftiyat-- an organization founded by Islamic sect of Al ahbas (Habashits) in contrast to Crimean Muftiyat.

The Taurida Muftiyat was founded by representatives of Habashit group in Crimea, supported by Religious Administration of Muslims of Russia.

Imam of the mosque Elmar Abdulganiev has initiated the meeting, to oust number of Khan-Cami community members and appoint new members instead. It should be noted, that most of the newly appointed members are representatives of Al ahbash sect.

Deputy mufti of Crimea Ayder Ismailov, commenting the incident, said that it is the next attempt to split Muslims of Crimea.