YEREVAN (Noyan Tapan)–Locum Tenens Nerses Pozapalian met the UN delegation headed by UN High Commissioner for Refugees Sadako Ogata at the Holy See of Etchmiadzin Wednesday
His Holiness welcomed the UN delegation’s visit to the Armenian spiritual center and told them the history of the Holy See of Etchmiadzin.
During the meeting the sides discussed the Karabakh settlement. The Archbishop addressed the problem of hundreds of thousands of refugees from Azerbaijan and pointed out that the Armenian Apostolic Church renders constant assistance to refugees and other socially vulnerable sections of the population.
The sides also addressed issues related to the Armenian Apostolic Church–the coming elections of Catholicos and problems in Armenian communities all over the world.
In conclusion the guests visited the museums of the Holy See of Etchmiadzin and familiarized themselves with the Armenian spiritual and cultural values.