Patriarch Aphrem II: Coercive measure against Syria must be lifted immediately

Cairo, SANA- His Holiness Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, Supreme Head of Universal Syriac Orthodox Church called today for the immediate relieve of the coercive illegal measures imposed on Syria.

Patriarch Aphrem II, and in his speech at the opening of the middle East Ciuncil of Churches 12th General Assembly held at the Papal Logos Center in Wadi El Natrun in Egypt, said “economic crisis and the unjust sanctions imposed by individual countries without any legitimacy affected the Syrian people in their livelihood”.

He also denounced the EU intention to impose sanctions on Moscow Patriarch Kirill, Head of the Russian Orthodox Church and prayed for peace to prevail in Syria and all around the world.


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