The President of Armenia, Serzh Sargsyan, on Tuesday (20 February), met with members of the Synod (the Supreme Spiritual Council - SSC), of the Armenian Apostolic Church, who are attending a Synod meeting taking place in Etchmiadzin this week.
According to the press service of the Armenian President, Serzh Sargsyan stressed the importance of the synod decisions, not solely in church and spiritual matters, but also in public life.
photo: Members of the Synod of the Armenian Apostolic Church at their meeting with President Serzh Sargsyan on 20 February 2018 (picture courtesy of the press service of the president of Armenia).
The European Union condemned in the strongest possible terms the recent attack in Salisbury. EU leaders agreed with the UK government's assessment that it is highly likely that the Russian Federation is responsible and that there is no plausible alternative explanation.