President Zelensky meets with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew. Photos

President Zelensky meets with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew. Photos

The meeting between President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople has been held in Istanbul.

"We are glad to welcome you to the Ecumenical Patriarchate. We congratulate you on your election as the President and believe in your successful service at this position,” Patriarch Bartholomew congratulated the Ukrainian President, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

After the talks and the lunch given in honor of the President of Ukraine, Patriarch Bartholomew took Volodymyr Zelensky to the St. George's Cathedral.

"We spoke about all the disturbing things. I am very glad that we enjoy such strong support here not only at the political level,” Zelensky said, leaving the Patriarchate.

On August 7-8, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky makes a state visit to the Republic of Turkey.


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