Armenian Apostolic church trying to save buildings in Moldova


YEREVAN.- The Armenian Apostolic Church intends to return the territories belonging to it in Moldova. The church territories were soled several years ago.

There is unfavorable situation in Chisinau, said head of Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin press service Vahram Melikyan when the Armenian reached him for comment.

He told that the head of Armenian community of Moldova, during a difficult period following country’s independence, concluded an illegal deal selling church buildings.

“Today these institutions are under threat as multistory building are planned to be built,” he said.

According to Melikyan, in this regard Primate of the Diocese of New Nakhichevan and Russia, Bishop Ezras Nersisyan protested trying to save property from destruction

“Local religious organizations have joined the protest of the Armenian community, the question was the focus of the Prime Minister of Moldova. Armenian Foreign Ministry also spares no efforts,” he added.