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His Holiness Aram I sends a letter of condolence to Hassan Rouhani, President Islamic Republic of Iran

13 January 2017

His Holiness Aram I wrote to President Rouhani, expressing his condolences on the death of Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, former President of Iran. In his letter the Catholicos also mentioned his two meetings with the former president and he praised Rafsanjani’s contribution to the advancement of international relations.

Archbishop Sebouh Sarkissian, accompanied by two clergy, gave the letter personally to the Iranian Ambassador to Lebanon.