Moscow. 21 Dec. INTERFAX – the Commemoration of the murdered Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov held in the Russian Church in honour of the Holy Trinity in Pyongyang.
“Goodbye, Andrew. I promise you, the day you put in the ground over Pyongyang will sound the bells of the Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity that you have built, where Holy crowned you with Marina. And I was holding over your head a crown with the face of the Savior,” wrote friend A. Karlov, Russian Ambassador to the DPRK Alexander Matsegora Embassy on the page in the social network.
Charles A. was the Russian Ambassador to North Korea in 2001-2006. Contributed to construction of the Trinity Church in Pyongyang.
Ten years ago Patriarch Kirill when he was head of the Synodal Department for external Church relations of the married in this Church A. Charles with his wife.
As reported, the Primate will perform the funeral service of the deceased diplomat in the temple of Christ the Savior.