GENEVA (Armenpress)— His Holiness Aram I Catholicos held consultations over assisting Armenians of Syria in Geneva, Switzerland, said the press service of the Great House of Cilicia.
Catholicos Aram I held a meeting with the United Nations special envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura.
Aram I also held meetings with the representatives of inter-church organizations who provide assistance to the Christian communities of Syria through the Middle East Council of Churches.
Catholicos Aram I has been one of the chairmen of the Middle East Council of Churches for the past eight years.
Aram I also met with the President of Armenofas Foundation Teny Simonian during which he emphasized the necessity of providing assistance to Syrian-Armenians.
Before departing for Geneva, Catholicos Aram I held a meeting with President of the Hayastan All-Armenia Fund of France Bedros Terzian, and expressed his satisfaction that in the past years, the fund has provided assistance to the Armenian schools of Syria. He underlined the necessity of continuing assistance.