President Pendarovski's telephone conversation with Serbian Patriarch Porfirij

Pendarovski-Porphyry, Photo: Cabinet of the head of state

The President Stevo Pendarovski had a telephone conversation with the head of the Serbian Orthodox Church, the patriarch г. г. Porphyry, on the occasion of the decision made by the assembly of the Serbian Orthodox Church to accept the autocephaly of the Macedonian Orthodox Church - Ohrid Archbishopric.

In the conversation, President Pendarovski, as announced by his cabinet, thanked the patriarch for the decision, assessing it as an opportunity to build new relations between the Macedonian and Serbian Orthodox Church and overcome the bitter topics of the past.

- In the conversation, President Pendarovski expressed hope that the whole process of recognizing the autocephaly of the Macedonian Orthodox Church - Ohrid Archbishopric will end with the imminent signing of the Tomos by the Ecumenical Patriarch gg. "Bartholomew, which will contribute to the fulfillment of one of our national interests and to progress and reconciliation in Macedonian society," the statement said.

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