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Turkish president receives Armenian Patriarch

Turkish foreign minister congratulates Sahak Masalyan for being selected as spiritual leader

Ferdi Turkten   | 14.01.2020
Turkish president receives Armenian Patriarch

ANKARA

Turkey's president received Sahak Masalyan, head of Armenian Patriarchate of Turkey, at the presidential complex, on Tuesday.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan also had a meeting with Mehmet Sepil, head of Turkish Union of Clubs, and with commission members.

Both meetings were closed to press.

Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu also hosted Masalyan and congratulated him for being elected as the 85th Armenian patriarch in Turkey. 

Cavusoglu wished the best for the Armenian community and Turkey.

He said they would continue to work together in the multicultural and tolerant environment of the country.

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