By Hasan Ay
The plot is located across from the Surp Pırgiç Armenian Hospital and is now officially under the control of its foundation.Bedros Şirinoğlu, head of the foundation, thanked Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan after the official handover. "No minorities would have their properties back if it wasn't for Mr. Erdoğan. He is an honest man," Şirinoğlu said. "I used to receive calls from Armenians living abroad asking whether the state returned the land all the time," he added.