Visit of the participants of the Annual Conference of MFA Apparatus and Heads of Diplomatic Service abroad to the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin and Yerablur Military Pantheon29 August, 2019
On August 29, in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, the participants of the annual conference of MFA apparatus and heads of diplomatic service abroad were received by His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians.
Minister Mnatsakanyan presented the course of the conference, touched upon the priorities of the foreign policy of Armenia. In his remarks, the Foreign Minister noted that the adopted principles of foreign policy are based on national values and the interests of Armenia. The Minister particularly emphasized the role of the Armenian Church, highly appreciating the close cooperation existing between the Ministry and the Mother See, the diplomatic missions of Armenia and worldwide Armenian church structures.
The Catholicos of All Armenians conveyed his patriarchal blessing and message to the conference participants, wishing them strength and vigor in their patriotic activity.
On the same day, the participants of the annual conference of MFA apparatus and heads of diplomatic service abroad visited the Yerablur Military Pantheon to pay tribute to the memory of the Armenians who sacrificed their lives for the independence and freedom of Armenia and Artsakh.