Turkish PR leaves something to be desired: Turkey’s top religious body publishes Armenian translation of Quran

How touching! The Koran in Armenian.

Turkey’s top religious body, the Directorate of Religious Affairs (Diyanet), has published a translation of the Quran in Armenian.

Speaking to Anadolu Agency on May 6, Diyanet Director-General for Religious Publications Dr. Yüksel Salman said 4,000 copies of the Quran, translated into the western and eastern Armenian dialects, would be distributed to libraries and NGOs in Turkey for free. Its sale will begin later.

Salman said the Diyanet’s publication of the Quran in Armenian on the 100th anniversary of the mass killings of Ottoman Armenians was a “total coincidence.”

“This project began four years ago. Its translation was completed in two-and-a-half years and editing took up the rest of the time,” he said, adding that the Quran delivers the message that “killing one person is equal to killing all of humanity”…

And he is lying about the Koran, too. No excuse for such a senior figure.



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  • simus1

    The hitlerians to be found amidst the turks have their priorities carefully planned and artistically arranged, no one ever need worry about that not being the case.

    • Frau Katze

      Yep, very true.

  • mobuyus

    That sounds about right.

  • tom_billesley

    Would have been more useful in winter