Deputy Foreign Minister Ioannis Amanatidis meets with Patriarch Theodoros II of Alexandria and All Africa (Foreign Ministry, 11 May 2017)
Patriarch Theodoros II of Alexandria and All Africa paid a visit to Deputy Foreign Minister Ioannis Amanatidis today, Thursday, 11 May, at the Foreign Ministry.
During the meeting, Patriarch Theodoros briefed the Deputy Foreign Minister on all of the issues and needs of the Patriarchate, which, through its missionary, humanitarian and educational work, is a point of reference for Orthodoxy and Hellenism in the wider region, and he thanked the Greek government for its support.
Mr. Amanatidis underscored the assistance the Alexandrian Church has provided for deepening Greece's bilateral relations with the countries of Africa, and he praised the multifaceted contribution of local dioceses in dealing with the problems the African continent is facing today.
Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Hellenic Republic.