His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Beatitude Patriarch Gregorius III Lahham, Greek Catholic Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, Alexandria and Jerusalem, at the Patriarchate in Bab Touma, Damascus.
His Beatitude was accompanied by Rev. Fr. Bashar Lahham, Patriarchal Secretary.
His Holiness discussed with His Beatitude the current situation of Christians and the recent developments in Syria.
His Grace Bishop Mor Maurice Amsih, Patriarchal Delegate in the Archdiocese of Al-Jazeerah and Euphrates, Very Rev. Raban Joseph Bali, Patriarchal Secretary and Media Office Director, and Very Rev. Raban Cyril Babi were also present.