Today, President Erdogan called His Beatitude Patriarch Sahak II on phone.
The statement from the Patriarchate is as follows:
“Today, (Wednesday, April 8, 2020), around 17.00, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan called His Beatitude the Patriarch and expressed his satisfaction and thanks to the Armenian community, clergy and Armenian foundations for their contributions to the campaign of the Presidency. President Erdogan stated that the citizens of Armenia have been given ease of returning to their countries and he also added that they have attempted to provide medicine to Armenia. Erdoğan wished good heath to the Patriarch and said that it is a great blessing for the leaders to take advantage of internet facilities in the case of isolation. Erdoğan asked the Patriarch if the Armenian community had any problems, and the Patriarch answered that this phone call was a great motivation for him and his community, convey his wishes and prayers to the President.”
SECRETARIAT OF PATRIARCHATE