Egypt welcomes the formation of the Patriarchal Exarchate of Africa and is ready to assist the Russian Orthodox Church in every possible way. This was stated by the Patriarchal Exarch of Africa, Metropolitan Leonid of Klin, after talks in Moscow with the Egyptian Ambassador to Russia, Ihab Nasr, writes NG.
“We discussed the construction of temples, discussed the degree of interaction. The mood of the ambassador is objectively positive, they are very happy with the formation of the exarchate, they welcome our direct contacts through the Coptic Church, as well as through diplomatic channels, they are ready to assist this provider in every possible way. For their part, the necessary services and everything that necessary, they are ready to provide,” said Metropolitan Leonid.