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Tuesday, October 28, 2008
In Hewler arrived the Assyrian patriarch
On October 27 into Hewler (southern Kurdistan - iraq) from Austria it arrived the head of Assyrian church, patriarch Benjamin [Denkh].
Purpose of its visit - clarification of the situation with the Christians, who escaped from Mosul as a result anti-Christian disorders. He also wants to show information and material support Christian refugees. [Partriarkha] met minister in the affairs of the religion of the regional government of Kurdistan Mohammed [Shavkali]; in the course of encounter the patriarch thanked the government of Kurdistan for the fact that it accepted Christians.
In the course of its trip he wants to visit the places of the accumulation of refugees, and also Assyrian settlements in the province Of Dokhuk in south Kurdistan.