Turkish PM receives Assyrian Orthodox Church spiritual leader

Turkish PM Erdogan received on Friday Metropolitan Bishop of the Assyrian Orthodox Church Yusuf Cetin.

Turkish PM receives Assyrian Orthodox Church spiritual leader

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan received on Friday Metropolitan Bishop of the Assyrian Orthodox Church Yusuf Cetin and President of the Executive Board of the Assyrian Orthodox Community Foundation Kenan Altinisik.

The meeting at Erdogan's residence in Ankara was closed to press.

Turkish State Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc was also in attendance at the meeting.

Earlier in the day, Erdogan also had a meeting with Bedros Sirinoglu, leader of the Armenian Community in Turkey.

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Güncelleme Tarihi: 27 Mart 2010, 13:23
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ferti
ferti - 13 yıl Önce

this is not truth,
This is the Syriac Orthodox (Aramean) Church and not assyrian.

özkan aydogan
özkan aydogan - 13 yıl Önce

He is the leader of the Syriac orthodox church of Istanbul. His nation is called Assyrian, his language Syriac and there is nothing Aramean about him.

Illu-tak-lak
Illu-tak-lak - 12 yıl Önce

good to see that the bishop identifies himself as an Assyrian.