Hungarian cardinal sends letter of support to Karekin II

Hungarian cardinal sends letter of support to Karekin II

PanARMENIAN.Net - Cardinal Peter Erdo, Archbishop of Esztergom-Budapest and Primate of Hungary sent a letter to Catholicos of All Armenians His Holiness Karekin II to voice support to the Armenian people over the extradition and release of Azeri assassin Ramil Safarov.

Cardinal Erdo condemned violence and hatred, saying “may God bless Armenian people and bestow justice and peace on them.”

Safarov, who was sentenced to life by a Hungarian court for the murder of Armenian office Gurgen Margaryan in February 2004, was extradited to Azerbaijan on Aug 31 and immediately pardoned by the country’s President Ilham Aliyev.

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