YEREVAN (Noyan Tapan)–US Ambassador to Armenia Michael Lemmon visited January 13 the Mother See of Etchmiadzin to congratulate Catholicos of All Armenia’s Karekin II on Christmas and wish him a happy journey to Jerusalem.
During the meeting the US ambassador addressed the political and economic situation in Armenia and the Karabakh settlement.
His Holiness stressed the importance of cooperation between the two countries. Karekin II highly appreciated the warm attitude of foreign ambassadors towards Armenia in the hardest times for the country–which greatly promoted the maintenance of stability in the country.
Being convinced of the Armenian people’s wisdom–His Holiness expressed confidence in the further strengthening of stability in Armenia and successful settlement of the Karabakh problem. In his turn–Ambassador Lemmon pointed out Armenia’s historical role in the region.