The Russian news agency “RIA Novosti” distorted the final text of the statement of spiritual leaders of Russia, Azerbaijan and Armenia, distributed after the trilateral meeting in Moscow.
As previously reported haqqin.az, Patriarch Kirill on Wednesday held in the Danilov Monastery tripartite talks with the Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II and Caucasus Muslim Board Chairman Sheikh-ul-Islam Allahshukur Pashazade. Following the meeting, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill read a statement, the text of which is published on the official website of the Moscow Patriarchate.
In a statement, inter alia, states that “The Caucasus has always been famous for a huge variety of peoples, languages and cultures. For the Azerbaijani and Armenian peoples there is no other future but living together. Today is especially important to restore people’s trust in one another, learn again to perceive neighbor with respect and readiness for mutual pledge of such treatment -. respect for religious sites, historical monuments and cemeteries, the respect for the religious feelings of people of other faiths, the careful preservation of the memory of the dead “
However, the news had prepared on the basis of this statement, journalists RIA Novosti, distorted the text, focusing on monuments and cemeteries in Nagorno-Karabakh.
“They also called for respect for the objects of worship, cemeteries and historical monuments in Nagorno-Karabakh”, – says the publication agency
It is worth noting that the name of Nagorno-Karabakh and is not mentioned in this application.