Lebanese MPs & FM Meet With Assyrian Leaders

Lebanese MPs Meet With Assyrian Leaders in Beirut - August 2014 Beirut (AINA) -- In a show of solidarity with the Assyrian Christians of North Iraq, a delegation from the Future Block Party (AlMustaqbal) met on Sunday with Archdeacon Yatroun Giliana at the Diocese of the Assyrian Church of the East in Beirut, located in the ...

Belgian FM meets with Syrian Orthodox Christians

30/6/13 BRUSSELS, June 29 (KUNA) -- Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders met in Brussels late Friday with representatives of the Syrian Orthodox community in Belgium. According to a Belgian Foreign Ministry statement, the delegation was accompanied by Father Samuel Gumus, Assistant to the Patriarch of the Syrian Orthodox Church of ...

Georgian Catholicos hosts Turkish FM

28/3/13 Patriarch, Turkish Foreign Minister discuss definition of legal status of Georgian monuments on the Turkish territory. Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia Ilia ll has hosted Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey Ahmet Davutoglu in the Patriarchate of Georgia yesterday . According to the press service of the Patriarchate, the Georgian Patriarch and the Turkish Foreign Minister discussed a ...

Iranian FM: Insecure Syria Benefits No One but Zionist Regime

20/11/2012 TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's foreign minister blamed the terrorist groups and their foreign advocates for continued instability and bloodshed in Syria, saying that lack of stability and tranquility in the Arab country only serves the interests of the Zionists. Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi made the remarks in a meeting with Mar Gregorios Yohanna Ibrahim, Syrian ...

FM protests violation of religious rights in occupied Cyprus

Foreign Minister Erato Kozakou Markoulli

FAMAGUSTA GAZETTE 12/3/2012 Foreign Minister Erato Kozakou Markoulli has protested the continuous violation of the rights of Greek Cypriots, enclaved in the island’s northern Turkish occupied areas. Addressing an informal meeting of her EU counterparts, she said that since the 1974 Turkish invasion of Cyprus, 300 Orthodox Christians and 100 Catholic Maronites live enclaved in the Republic’s ...

Turkish FM visits Ecumenical Patriarch

4/3/2012 Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu paid a visit to the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople in Istanbul and met Patriarch Vartholomaios on Saturday. This was the first time ever that the head of Turkish diplomacy has visited the seat of the head of the Christian Orthodox Church and got an audience with the Ecumenical Patriarch. “What the world, ...

Armenian-Georgian relations continued to develop actively in 2011 – Armenain MFA

16/1/2012 YEREVAN. – Armenian-Georgian relations continued to develop actively in 2011. Bilateral visits on various levels were significantly activated, as well as an active political dialogue was run, Armenian MFA’s report on 2011 reads. Georgian President Mikhail Saakhashvili visited Armenia on Jan. 22-23, last year. Heads of the two states discussed issues on relaxing crossing the Armenian-Georgian ...

Turkey’s FM visits Orthodox and Syriac churches in Germany

4/12/2011 Ahmet Davutoglu met Christian Turkish citizens at the Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church and St Petrus and Paulus Church in Cologne. Turkey's foreign minister visited on Sunday Orthodox and Syriac churches in Cologne, Germany. Ahmet Davutoglu met Christian Turkish citizens at the Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church and St Petrus and Paulus Church in Cologne. "Nobody should ...

Romania gave us Catholicos Vazgen I – Karekin II

16/11/2011 ETCHMIADZIN.- Karekin II received Romania’s FM Teodor Baconschi on Wednesday at Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. Catholicos mentioned that close relations between the two countries continue to develop and deepen, Holy See informed Armenian News-NEWS.am. “Romania is a soul mate for us not only because centuries ago Armenians found home there but also because Romania granted us ...

FM to UNESCO: Don’t allow theft of our heritage

TANJUG 31/10/2011 PARIS -- Monasteries and churches of the Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) cannot belong to the so-called "Republic of Kosovo", FM Vuk Jeremić says. Addressing the UNESCO General Conference in Paris on Monday, Jeremić stated: “In this organization, we are supposed to protect and nurture cultural identities, not be complicit in politicized attempts to carve up new ...

Karekin II, Chinese FM discuss Armenian Genocide Recognition

17/2/2011 On February 17, Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II met with Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi, the press service of Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin informed Armenian News-NEWS.am. The sides touched upon issues related to cultural and economic cooperation. His Holiness Karekin II spoke of historic ties between Armenian and Chinese people and attached significance to the ...

Church Diplomatic on Mosque Ban

The Moscow Times 20/09/2010 The Moscow Patriarchate on Monday stopped short of supporting an appeal by Muscovites seeking to stop construction of a mosque in their district, but the church criticized local authorities for not allowing an Orthodox Christian church on the same site. Residents of the Tekstilshchiki district in southeastern Moscow staged a protest Sept. 11 against ...