MEETING WITH HIS EMINENCE METROPOLITAN OF ARGOLIS NECTARIOS (ANTONOPOULOS) OF THE GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH

Head of the NGO “Public Advocacy” DENYSOV Oleg met with His Eminence Metropolitan of Argolis NECTARIOS (Antonopoulos) of the Greek Orthodox Church. At the meeting a discussion was held on the issues pertaining to religion-based human rights violations of Orthodox Christians in Greece and Ukraine. Upon the suggestion of Metropolitan Nectarios, a number of documents on the rights protection were developed. On his part, His Eminence sent an appeal to the United Nations Human Rights Council, arousing his serious concern over violations of the rights of believers in Ukraine.

The parties discussed the possible ways of further protection of the rights of Orthodox Christians in Greece and Ukraine via the system of the international human rights bodies and mechanisms.