Catholicosate of Cilicia
Antelias - Lebanon
3 October 2014. On Tuesday morning, Ambassador Mohammad Fateh Ali visited His Holiness Aram I. His Holiness introduced Ambassador Fateh Ali to the Catholicosate and explained its regional and international mission. The two then discussed the presence of the Armenian community in Iran, and the Ambassador praised the contribution of Armenians to Iranian society.
During their discussion of the Middle East, His Holiness condemned the destruction of the Church complex in Der Zor and emphasized the urgency for Christians and Muslims to work together. Together they condemned extremism and its negative consequences for the people of the region.