Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II: Syrian people will defeat terrorism

Yerevan,SANA- Patriarch of All Armenians Catholicos Karekin II said that the Armenian Apostolic Church representatives do not miss a chance at the Ecclesiastical forums to call for supporting the Syrian people, affirming that the Armenian government backs Syria in the fight against terrorism.

“The new reports about Syria stir hope that settling the crisis in Syria is short and all Syrian people would take part in the reconstruction process,” Patriarch Karekin added during a meeting with the Syrian Ambassador in Armenia, Muhammad Haj Ibrahim.

He pointed out that the Armenian community in Syria is considered as the largest in the Middle East and the Armenian people have lived in peace along with the Syrian people.

Karekin recalled his visit to Syria many years ago and what he felt of prosperity and safety in the country.

The Syrian Ambassador, for his part, asserted that the Armenians are inseparable part of the Syrian society, adding that Syria is going on in combatting terrorism and reconstructing the country.

Maya Dayoub/Mazen

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