His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenian, received the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs and the Personal Representative of the OSCE chairman-in-Office.
His Holiness appreciated the efforts of the OSCE Minsk Group towards the settlement of the Karabakh issue and establishment of peace in the region. The Catholicos presented the involvement and contribution of the Armenian Church to the establishment of an atmosphere of peace and solidarity in the region.
His Holiness Karekin II informed the mediators about the meetings between the religious leaders of Armenia, Russia, Georgia and Azerbaijan, during which they call on the peoples of the region to live in peace.
“We are optimistic, because there is no alternative to peace and solidarity,” The Catholicos noted.
During the meeting the interlocutors exchanged views on the process of peaceful settlement fo the Karabakh conflict.