On February 10, 2020, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Excellency Hans-Peter Glanzer, Charge d’Affaires of the Austrian Embassy in Damascus, and the secretary of the embassy Mr. Daniel Kreuzhuber, at the Patriarchate headquarters in Bab Touma – Damascus.
During the meeting, His Holiness discussed with His Excellency the general situation in Syria and the developments towards more security and peace in the country.
The meeting was attended by their Eminences Archbishops: Mor Boutros Kassis, Patriarchal Assistant, Mor Yacoub Babawi, Patriarchal Vicar for the Affairs of the Monks and Administration of Mor Aphrem Theological Seminary in Maarat Saydnaya, Very Rev. Raban Saliba Saliba, and Very Rev. Raban Joseph Bali, Patriarchal Secretary, and Media Office Director.