Muslims discovered America not Cristopher Columbus

Written by | November 16, 2014 | 0
Turkish president Tayyip Erdogon said in a televised speech that Muslims was the first who discovered the America in 1178 nearly three centuries before the Columbus set foot there.

Addressing to Muslim leaders from Latin America during an Istanbul summit, Mr. Erdogon said that “relation between Latin America and Islam date back to 12th century”.

Erdogon who is known as a conservative Leader says that Muslim sailors start arriving at Latin America from 1178, further He said, even Columbus mentioned the existence of a Mosque on the Cuban coast.

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