PATIENCE TO THE RELATIVES OF THE VICTIMS

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[03:15 pm] 03 May, 2006

Catholicos of All Armenians Garegin II has delivered a condoling
message to the relatives of the victims of the air crash. The
message says:

"We learned about the destruction of the airplane and the death of
the passengers and the crew with the deepest sorrow. We mourn this
great and unexpected loss together with the relatives of the victims
and the whole nation. We condole with the families and relatives of
the victims on behalf of the Armenian Church.

We pray to God to accept the innocent souls and to grant them eternal
peace. We pray Him to console the souls of those who are desolate in
order to survive the grief of the loss. Amen".