The time has come to reconsider the foundations of global development, Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia said.
"In my opinion, it would be a great achievement, including within our joint efforts, if serious dialogue were launched to address values of socioeconomic development and ethical values linked to mankind's economic activity," he said at a meeting with attendees of a Russian-Italian banking symposium in Moscow on Monday.
Monasteries and churches of the Serbian Orthodox Church (SPC) cannot belong to the so-called Republic of Kosovo, Serbian Foreign Minister Vuk Jeremic stated at the UNESCO General Conference in Paris on Monday.
“In this Organisation, we are supposed to protect and nurture cultural identities, not be complicit in politicized attempts to carve up new ones,” Jeremic underscored.
Russia thanked authorities of the United Arab Emirates for cooperation in building the first Russian Orthodox church on the Arabian Peninsula, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said.
Russia insists on the investigation of all the cases of violation of human rights of Serbs in Kosovo, it was said yesterday in Moscow, by Konstantin Dolgov, the envoy of the Russian Foreign Ministry for Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law, noting that the provocative actions of Prishtina "destabilize the situation in the province."
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Serbia Vuk Jeremic said today at the General Conference of Unesco in Paris that monasteries and churches of the Serbian Orthodox Church cannot belong to so-called "Republic of Kosovo".
"In this organization it is expected from us to protect and care the cultural identities we have, not to be accomplices in a political attempts to create new ones", Jeremic pointed out.