Etchmiadzin, 06 March, 2013: On March 6, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians received Mr. Wolfgang Thierse, Deputy President of the German Bundestag (Parliament). The Deputy President and his delegation were accompanied by Hermine Nikhogosyan, Vice President of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia.
During the meeting His Holiness expressed his appreciation for the developing relations between the two countries. He noted that such inter-parliamentary ties will contribute the collaboration between two nations.
His Holiness expressed his appreciation for Deputy President Thierse’s important contributions to recognition and condemnation of the Armenian Genocide by the German Bundestag. The Pontiff of All Armenians expressed his gratitude for the kindness shown by the German governmental authorities towards the Armenian community of Germany.
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