Dec 9, 2017, 4:37 PM
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Iran's Armenian leaders: Quds common capital of divine religions

Beirut, Dec 9, IRNA – Three Iranian Armenian religious leaders in meeting with Iran's Ambassador to Lebanon Mohammad Fathali on Saturday underlined that Quds is common capital of divine religions and Christians like Muslims condemned the recent US president's decision on Quds.

Archbishops of Tehran, Tabriz and Isfahan; Sebouh Sarkissian, Grigore Chinchian and Cepain Kashanchian with accompanying delegation attended Iran's embassy in Beirut on Saturday.

Archbishop Sarkissian pointed to recent decision of US President Donald Trump to recognize Quds as the Zionist regime's capital and condemned it, saying that Quds belongs to all religions and now in this case Christians, especially Armenian Christian are standing with Muslims.

'We all should join hands to prevent execution of such plan in the region,' Sarkissian added.

Ambassador Fathali welcomed Armenian delegations and said 'we all should understand coexistence's importance among followers of religions'.

He called the recent US president's decision unwise and provocative.

Fathali expressed the hope that all political, religious leaders of the region would reach understanding that the main problem in the region is the Zionist regime and they should spare no efforts in the fight against the occupation of this regime and its supporters US.

The Iranian Armenian delegations are in Beirut to attend general assembly meeting of the Armenians in Beirut.

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