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His Holiness Aram I’s meetings along the Conference in Athens

27 October 2015

18-22 October 2015. On the occasion of the conference organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Greece, his Holiness Aram I held side meetings with representatives of the Assyrian Parliamentarians in Sweden, the President of Christian Parliamentarians in Iraq, the General Secretary of the World Council of Churches, and Presidents of other Faith Organizations and Universities.

 

His Holiness also met with the Patriarchs, Metropolitans and Primates of Orthodox Dioceses and representatives of the Vatican. During the official lunch, hosted by the Archbishop of Greece, His Holiness Aram I addressed the guests on behalf of the participants at the Conference and spoke of the importance of cooperation between churches, the importance of respecting one’s neighbour and the urgency of facing current challenges.

 

Before leaving Athens, he also met with the leadership of the Armenian Community and attended a lunch in his honour organized by the Greece-Armenian Partnership Group; also attending were Archbishop Khoren Toghtramadjian and the Armenian Ambassador to Greece.