EDWARD NALBANDYAN RECEIVES BISHOPS DELEGATION OF CHRISTIAN CHURCHES OF SYRIA

ARMENPRESS
MAY 21, 2010
YEREVAN

YEREVAN, MAY 21, ARMENPRESS: RA Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandyan
received today the delegation of Bishops of the Christian Churches
of Syria. The representative delegation, headed by the Patriarch of
Damascus Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church, arrived in Armenia
at the request of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. An official from
the press and information department of RA Foreign Affairs Ministry
told Armenpress that Mr. Edward Nalbandyan touched upon the relations
with Syria.

He said those relations have entered a new stage and that it was
highlighted with the mutual visits of the Presidents of the two
states and the deepening of the economic collaboration. Issues on
cross-religious cooperation were discussed at the meeting as well. Mr.

Edward Nalbandyan said he appreciates the favorable conditions,
created in Syria, which ensure the normal operation of the religious
communities. At the request of the guests, RA Foreign Minister
Edward Nalbandyan represented the position of Armenia on the latest
developments of the region.