Greek President Begins Three-day Visit to Armenia
Wednesday, 01 October 2014
Republic President Karolos Papoulias, currently on a three-day visit to Armenia, on Tuesday expressed concern about the deterioration of the situation in the Middle East and the safety of Christian populations in joint statements he made with his Armenian counterpart Serzh Sargsyan in Yerevan.
Soon after, the two presidents inaugurated a business forum, aimed at strengthening economic relations between Greece and Armenia, and signed a bilateral agreement concerning on the agricultural sector.
“We watch developments in Syria, Iraq and the Middle East in general, with deep concern. I expressed our strong concern about the safety of the Christian populations in the Middle East, who very easily become targets of religious extremism,” Papoulias said.