Russian Orthodox Church Official Stresses Importance of Dialogue with Islamic Iran
Tuesday 16 Apr 2013
Russian Orthodox Church Official Stresses Importance of Dialogue with
TEHRAN (FNA)- Head of Foreign Relations Office of Russian Orthodox
Church Patriarch Hilarion in a meeting with Iranian Ambassador to Moscow
Reza Sajjadi underlined the importance of holding talks with Islamic
scholars in Iran.
During the meeting, Hilarion declared that Orthodox church welcomes
developing ties and cooperation with Iran, and expressed pleasure with
high level of relations between the church and the Islamic Umma of Iran.
Referring to holding nine rounds of talks between Islam and Russian
Orthodox Christianity, the patriarch said that these dialogues had an
important role in developing relations between this church with Iran.
In the meeting, the ambassador presented the message of Chairman of the
International Forum for Proximity of Islamic Denominations Ayatollah
Taskhiri to Hilarion.