Warned that one more mosque will be closed in Azerbaijan

Warned that one more mosque will be closed in Azerbaijan
# 20 May 2010 13:31 (UTC +04:00)
Baku. Elbrus Seyfullayev – APA. It has been warned that one more mosque will be closed in Azerbaijan, Mubariz Gachayev, imam of Mushfig mosque, which is said to be closed, told APA. Imam said a week ago Garadagh district police office warned that the mosque will be closed.
“They told us that the mosque will be closed as it has not been registered. Two days ago they said they will not give permission to Juma namaz. We do not know what to do. We have not made a final decision on the Juma mosque yet,” he said.

Press service of the State Committee for Religious Associations told APA that they are aware of the situation.

Representative of the State Committee for Religious Associations Gunduz Ismayilov told APA that the mosque was not reregistered.
“They must appeal for registration,” he said.

The mosque in Mushfigabad settlement is recognized more as the place for praying of Sunnites. After the explosion in Abu Bakr mosque wahhabis mainly gather in this mosque.
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