Politics | September 10, 2001, Monday // 00:00

Prime minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg visited Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew on Sunday. The Patriarch received him in the presidential suite of the `Hrankov` Palace hotel. At the entrance Metropolitan of Brussels Emmanuel who led him to the suite of Bartholomew welcomed Prime minister. It is normal to talk about the schism in the Bulgarian Church, the prime minister said before the meeting. He, however, did not undertake to explain whether the government would launch any concrete measures to overcome it. After the one-hour meeting Simeon Saxe-Coburg specified he had been impressed by how much Bartholomew appreciated the Bulgarian Church.

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