On 10th June 2012, His Beatitude Theodoros II Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa made a courtesy call to His Excellency the Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr Dimitris Avramopoulos. The meeting was cordial and was also attended by His Excellency the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr Konstantinos Tsiaras.

     His Beatitude made the Minister aware of the recent developments in the Middle East and also of the significant activities of the Patriarchate. Mr Avramopoulos congratulated His Beatitude on the multifaceted humanistic and missionary efforts of the Patriarchate throughout Africa and expressed Greece’s certain support of its work for the realization of the noble mission of the ancient Alexandrian Church.