PRESS RELEASE
Catholicosate of Cilicia
Communication and Information Department
Contact: V.Rev.Fr.Krikor Chiftjian, Communications Officer
Tel: (04) 410001, 410003
Fax: (04) 419724
E- mail: [email protected]
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Antelias-Lebanon

Armenian version: http://www.armenianorthodoxchurch.org/v04/doc/Arme nian.htm

HIS HOLINESS RECEIVES THE AMBASSADOR OF THE UNITED STATES

His Holiness Aram I received the Ambassador of the United States to Lebanon
Jeffrey Feltman in his office in Antelias on January 4. The Ambassador was
accompanied by the political advisor and the first secretary.

The Catholicos and the diplomat held talks on the recent political
developments in the Middle East with particular focus on the presidential
elections in Lebanon. The Pontiff expressed his viewpoints on finding an
immediate solution to the presidential vacuum issue which he considered an
important phase in establishing mutual understanding and strengthening
mutual trust between the communities.

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The Armenian Catholicosate of Cilicia is one of the two Catholicosates of
the Armenian Orthodox Church. For detailed information about the history and
the mission of the Cilician Catholicosate, you may refer to the web page of
the Catholicosate, http://www.armenianorthodoxchurch.org The Cilician
Catholicosate, the administrative center of the church is located in
Antelias, Lebanon.