His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II met with His Excellency Mr. Elmar Brok, Member of the European Parliament in the group of the European People’s Party (EPP) and Mr. Andre Kuper, Member of the Christian Democrats Party in Germany in Frankfurt, Germany.
The meeting was attended by their Eminences Mor Philoxenus Mattias Nayis, Patriarchal Vicar in Germany, Mor Julius Hanna Aydin, Director of External Affairs in Germany, and Very Rev. Raban Joseph Bali, Patriarchal Secretary and Media Office Director.
His Holiness and His Excellency Mr. Brok discussed the current situation in the Middle East, especially the persecution of Christians in the entire region.
His Excellency spoke about the importance of a peaceful resolution to resolve the conflicts and crises in Syria and talked about the ways through which the European Parliament can support those who are suffering in the Middle East.