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The Head of the Greece Orthodox Church calls for continued religious dialogue with Iran

 Metropolitan Leronymos of Thebes, the Leader of the Greece Orthodox Church in his meeting with Iranian Ambassador and Cultural Attaché to Athens, called for continues religious dialogue with Iranian scholars.

According to Public Relations Department of Islamic Culture and Relations Organization (ICRO), Iranian Ambassador to Greece, Mr. Ahmad Naderi in his talks with Greek Pontiff, while referring to responsibilities of religious leaders especially at this historical juncture said the role played by religious leaders in promoting Divine and humane values and confronting injustice and violence, is effective and very critical.

 He added that Iran and Greece as two nations with ancient civilization have historic and friendly relation can work for expansion of bilateral ties and strengthening of peace and peaceful coexistence among followers of religions and Muslims and Christians in Particular.

 Naderi, while briefing the Leader of the Greek Orthodox Church about the efforts made by the Interreligious Dialogue Department of Islamic Culture and Relations organization in holding numerous meetings with leaders and scholars of different religions invited Metropolitan Leronymos of Thebes, the Leader of the Greece Orthodox Church to pay a visit to Iran and meet and hold talks with high ranking Iranian Muslim and Christian figures.

Iranian Cultural Attaché Mr. Helmi talked about the successful interreligious dialogue of 2018 in Greece town of Volos and said Iranian Cultural Mission to Athens is ready to host the next round of such gathering in 2020.

 The Head of Greek Orthodox Church for his part said unfortunately the today world is facing numerous problems and only through cooperation and exchange of views we can bringing about tranquility and establishment of Divine and humane values.

 He went on saying that defending Human Rights is a lie and a tool in hands of some rulers and politicians to wipe out the religious symbols from communities.

The Head of Greek Orthodox Church expressed his satisfaction about two rounds of interreligious dialogue between the two countries and said we are willing to talks with Iranian religious figures because such dialogue will contribute to more mutual knowledge about each other and further cordiality between the two nations.





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