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DECR chairman meets with Russian Ambassador to Cyprus

DECR chairman meets with Russian Ambassador to Cyprus
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21 May 2024 year 10:18

On 20th May 2024, Metropolitan Anthony of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate, visited the Russian Embassy in Niсosia and met with H.E. Mr Murat Ziazikov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Cyprus.

Metropolitan Anthony was accompanied by Archpriest Igor Yakimchuk, DECR deputy chairman; Archpriest Pavel Povalayev, rector of St. Nicholas Church in Limassol; and Priest Nikolai Vasin, secretary to the DECR chairman.

The participants in the meeting talked about the celebrations that had taken place the day before on the occasion of the consecration of the Russian church in Limassol and discussed other matters of mutual interest.

At the conclusion of the meeting, Metropolitan Anthony presented to Mr Ziazikov a book about the Department for External Church Relations and a photo book telling about the ministry of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.

DECR Communication Service/Patriarchia.ru

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