Newly elected Patriarch of Constantinople meets with Turkish President and Foreign Minister
ArmInfo. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu received the newly elected Patriarch of Constantinople Bishop Sahak Mashalian.
On the official website of the President of Turkey, only photos from the meeting that took place the day before are presented, details of the conversation are not presented. Meanwhile, according to Turkish media, the meeting was closed to the press.
According to the same Turkish media, the Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu also received the Armenian Patriarch. He congratulated Mashalian on his election as the 85th Patriarch, conveyed the best wishes to the Armenian community of Turkey. Meanwhile, on the website of the Turkish Foreign Ministry there was no information about the meeting.
To recal,l Bishop Sahak Mashalian was elected the 85th Patriarch of the Armenian Apostolic Church in December 2019.