The peaceful co-existence of Muslims and Christian Armenians based on religious harmony in the Iranian central city of
Bakhtiari's remarks came during a meeting with the Christian Armenians' Archbishop in
“Our ties (with Christian Iranians) are based on religious beliefs. We can make the best use of our common points,” he said, underlining that the belief that there is only one God was the common ground of all divine religions. He expressed hope the alliance of religions would be strengthened and God's promise in the Quran, the Bible, Old Testament and the Psalms would materialize.
Archbishop Charian, on his part, said that Jesus Christ carried the message of peace and love for mankind. The Islamic Revolution has created a spirit of coherence and unity among the Iranian nation, he said, and hoped
Photo: Archbishop Papken Charian (has served previously in Germany, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United States of America and Syria).