Petra News Agency, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Oct 30 2014

Amman, Oct. 30 (Petra) -- Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan on
Thursday visited the site of the baptism of Jesus Christ in south
Jordan Valley area.

Sargsyan toured the religious, archeological and historical areas
at the site that tells the story of the baptism and the march of
Christianity. He also checked on the churches and caves of the monks,
the monasteries and the Church of John the Baptist.

He expressed his admiration for the site and the sacred places
there, considered a religious and cultural legacy of Jordan. He
said it emphasized the values of love, coexistence and tolerance
among people of different religions, and praised the efforts of the
Jordanian government and its leadership in providing infrastructure
and services that visitors from around the world require.

At the end of his tour, His Excellency joined the prayer offered by
the Church's Armenian sect, which will be inaugurated tomorrow.

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