The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the
visited Antelias, where he met with His Holiness Aram I on 6 June 2006. Serj Amirkhanian, the head of construction works in the republic and Yervant Pamboukian, member of the Central Executive Council in
The Pontiff referred to the contribution of the Catholicosate of Cilicia?s dioceses in the efforts aimed at strengthening Nagorno Karabakh and reassured of the Catholicosate?s commitment to this cause.
The meeting also provided an opportunity to reassess the internal situation in Karapagh and the international negotiations for the resolution of the conflict.
The minister was then invited to have lunch with the Catholicos.
The Catholicosate of Cilicia donates US$ 100.000 for a new church in Nagorno Karabakh
There are plans to construct a mother cathedral in the capital of Nagorno Karabakh Stepanakert and construction works have already started.
As a tangible expression to the comprehensiveness and unity of the Armenian Church as well as the active contribution of the Catholicosate of Cilicia in the construction of churches and the homeland, the Catholiocsate donated US $ 100.000 for the construction of the cathedral.
“Let us once again affirm the Catholicosate of Cilicia?s and Our personal commitment to support all efforts that aim to the strengthening and development of
Newsletter of the Catholicosate of
Website of the Catholicosate of Cilicia: http://www.cathcil.org
Catholicos Aram I (left) and the Foreign Minister of the Republic of Nagorno Karapagh (right).
On the other hand, “Trend” Azeri news agency's reporter
Azeri FM to take diplomatic demarche against
The Azerbaijani Ministry of Foreign Affairs is going to take diplomatic demarche steps in respect to
President Lahoud is reported to have a meeting with a delegation of the Armenian Tashnak Party headed by its secretary general Hovik Mkhitarian.
The meeting was also attended by a delegation of the Armenian “Nagorno Karabakh” region chaired by Georgi Petrossian, former minister Sebouh Hovnanian, Armenian Ambassador to Lebanon, Serj Amirkhanian, and Penyamin Ptchakjian.
Tagizade said that the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry will take relevant steps.
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