Turkish Govt not going to return Sansaryan Han to Armenian Patriarchate
YEREVAN, JULY 31, ARMENPRESS. The Turkish Government is not going to return Sansaryan Han building located in Istanbul’s Eminönü district to the Armenian Patriarchate of Constantinople. An Armenian college used to function in Sansaryan Han, the true owner of which is the Armenian Patriarchate.
As reports “Armenpress” citing Turkish gazeteport.com news website, the Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey Bülent Arınç has recently stated that the issue of returning the building is not on the agenda. The Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey Bülent Arınç stated this in his response to the written query of political figure Sezgin Tanrıkulu representing the Republican People's Party (CHP). Among other things, the Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey Bülent Arınç underscored: “The Chief Department on Foundations does not hold activities regarding this issue.”