We are grateful for prayers and messages of peace of Your Holiness in our difficult times. President Armen Sarkissian sent a congratulatory message to His Holiness Pope Francis
The President of the Republic Armen Sarkissian sent a congratulatory message to His Holiness Pope Francis, on the anniversary of his election, as the Bishop of Rome. It says:
"The relations between Armenia and the Holy See are based on historical ties, spiritual and cultural vast heritage which are a solid basis for enriching the bilateral agenda and taking practical steps for deepening cooperation.
I reaffirm Armenia's interest and commitment to further develop interstate relations with the Holy See.
We are grateful for Your Holiness’ prayers and messages of peace in our difficult times, which warmed our hearts and souls․
It is our wish that the Universal Church continues successfully its inmost mission aimed at building global peace and solidarity».