ANTELIAS (Armenpress)–His Holiness Aram I–Catholicos of the Holy See of Cilicia welcomed Canada’s Ambassador to Lebanon Hayk Sarafian on Wednesday. The Catholicos and the Ambassador discussed a wide range of issues–including the Lebanon’s current domestic social and political situation–and other regional and international developmen’s.
Aram I spoke about various inter-religion dialogues and conferences that took place last year. He also referred to a congress–convened by the European Council in Brussels–in which he was one of the main speakers.
The same day representatives of Hezboullah met with Catholicos Aram I. During the meeting Aram I spoke about the rights of the Armenian community in Lebanon. The Hezboullah representatives shared his viewpoints–pledging to increase their support for the head of the Armenian Church in Lebanon.