Thursday the 21st of March the honourable Michael Pompeo, Secretary of State of the United States, visited the Holy Sepulcher in the Old City of Jerusalem in the afternoon.
He was welcomed by the three dominations responsible for the Holy Sepulcher, de Greek Orthodox, the Franciscans and the Armenian Orthodox Patriarchate.
From the side of the Armenian Patriarchate the Very Reverend Father Samuel Aghoyan, the Responsible for the Armenian Patriarchate in the Holy Sepulcher, the Very Reverend Father Koryoun Baghdasarian, Chancellor and the Very Reverend Father Diran Hakobyan, acting Chief Dragoman of the Armenian Patriarchate were present.
The Very Reverend Father Samuel warmly welcomed the honourable Michael Pompeo and expressed his thanks to Mr. Pompeo for his efforts to establish peace and prosperity in the region.
Pictures: the Very Reverend Father Diran Hakobian