The Cathedral Mosque, the largest in Europe, was inaugurated in Moscow on September 23. The opening ceremony was attended by Russian President Vladimir Putin, foreign leaders, including Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, and a number of foreign delegations.
President Vladimir Putin (center) at the ceremonial opening of the Moscow Cathedral Mosque, Europe’s largest mosque, after renovation. From right: President of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas and Ravil Gainutdin, Chairman of the Russian Mufti Council. From left: Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin, businessman Suleiman Kerimov and President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan.