PanArmenian News Network
July 28 2005


GAREGIN II APPRECIATED ARMENIA-IAEA COOPERATION


28.07.2005 03:52

/PanARMENIAN.Net/ Catholicos of All Armenians Garegin II met in Holy
Echmiadzin with head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Mohamed ElBaradei, reported the Press Service of Holy Echmiadzin
Chancellery. In the course of the meeting Catholicos presented the
history of the Armenian Church to the guest, as well as it mission in
the life of Armenian people. Garegin II also noted with pleasure that
efficient cooperation between Armenia and the IAEA is formed. He said
the safe and uninterrupted work of the Metsamor Nuclear Power Plant
was vital to Armenia. In his turn Mohamed ElBaradei presented the
goals and the outcomes of his visit to Armenia. In the course of the
meeting the parties also discussed the challenges the humanity has
faced. They noted the importance of religious leaders and
inter-confessional dialogue aimed at strengthening moral values in
the society in struggle with these challenges. «Degradation of moral
values is as dangerous to humanity as atomic energy or more,» the
Catholicos of All Armenians stated, emphasizing the human «as the
summit of creation» can stop undesirable development by means of
forming understanding.