2017-09-07 17:00:00

Catholicos of All Armenians heading for Moscow to take part in Karabakh meeting

Yerevan/Baku, September 7, Interfax - Catholicos Karekin II of All Armenians will travel to Moscow on Thursday evening to meet with the religious leaders of Azerbaijan and Russia to address efforts to settle the conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh on Friday.

"The flight to Moscow is planned for tonight," Ter Vagram Melikian, the head of the press service of the Armenian Apostolic Church, told Interfax.

The press service of the Caucasus Muslim Board said its Chairman Allahsukur Pasha-zade will represent Baku at the negotiations.

"Allahsukur Pasha-zade will go to Moscow for a visit on Thursday, during which he will meet with Catholicos Karekin II of All Armenians," it said.

The meeting between Pasha-zade and Karekin II has been arranged by Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.