Heads and Senior Clergy of Orthodox Churches in PRESIDENT HOTEL

On July 22-26, 2013, delegations of 15 Orthodox Churches arrived to Moscow to participate in commemorative events to mark 1025th anniversary of the Baptism of Rus. The celebration was planned to be implemented jointly in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus. In Moscow all members of the delegations were accommodated in PRESIDENT HOTEL occupying more than 100 rooms of different categories.

The program of the celebration included a service at Christ the Savior Cathedral held by Russian Orthodox leader Patriarch Kirill assisted by senior clergy of other Orthodox Churches and a concert held on Red Square as the beginning of the event.

Russian President Vladimir Putin met Heads and Members of Orthodox Churches Delegations.  Answering their  questions on situation in dangerous regions of the world he assured the participants of the meeting that Russia will actively participate in solving conflict situations on Middle East and North Africa including.

Heads of Orthodox Churches issued a joint  statement on their  deep coneern about  what is happening in the Middle East.