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Ambassador Hassassian meets with the Archbishop of Canterbury at Lambeth Palace.

July 25, 2017, midnight

His Excellency Manuel Hassassian met with The Most Revd and Rt Hon Justin Welby yesterday for an early morning meeting at Lambeth Palace. The Archbishop expressed concerns about the escalating tensions in Jerusalem over the holy site of al-Aqsa Mosque. Ambassador Hassassian and the Archbishop discussed the current crisis in the context of the wider political situation and the absence of any real and concrete steps to bring peace to Palestine/Israel.

The Archbishop of Canterbury also talked about his recent visit to the Holy Land and the plight of the Christian Palestinians. He also expressed his willingness to help the Palestinians at large in their quest for freedom and justice.


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