Date: 3 days ago   Category: Russia

The Kremlin reacted to decisions of Constantinople

The Kremlin reacted to decisions of Constantinople
Russia will protect the interests of Orthodox Christians in Ukraine in "exclusively political and diplomatic way", Dmitry Peskov claims. The Russian authorities intend to protect the interests of Orthodox Christians to the vukrayena in situation sluchayeobostreniye in connection with decisions of the synod of Universal patriarchy. The Russian President's Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov told about it, Interfax on Friday, October 12 reports. "In case the developing events enter the course of illegal acts, of course, as Russia protects interests Russian and Russian-speaking everywhere, also, and Putin repeatedly spoke about it, Russia protects the interests of Orthodox Christians", – Peskov said. Peskov answered a question how Russia will protect the interests of Orthodox Christians: "Exclusively political and diplomatic". Also it expressed extreme concern about the decisions made the day before in Constantinople. "We know about tough and consecutive reaction of Russian Orthodox Church to those decisions which were announced from Constantinople yesterday. And we repeatedly said earlier that we are extremely anxious that it was planned to take steps capable to bring split in the orthodox world", – Peskov told. Let's remind, on October 11 at a meeting of the Synod of Universal patriarchy the decision to continue the procedure of granting Tomos about autocephaly of Ukrainian Orthodox Church was made. Thus, the procedure of granting the Ukrainian church to autocephaly is officially started. Besides, the Sacred synod of Universal patriarchy removed an anathema from the patriarch Filaret and also made the decision on recognition illegal annexations of the Kiev metropolitanate in 1686. The ROC said that the Universal patriarch passes with such actions red line and catastrophically breaks unity of world Orthodoxy. News from the Correspondent.netv of Telegram. Subscribe for our channel



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