US Secretary of State to meet with OCU head Epiphany

Mike Pompeo. Photo: RIA Novosti

The US Department of State has announced a closed-door meeting between Mike Pompeo and Epiphany Dumenko, which will be held today in Washington.

Today, October 23, in Washington, the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet with the head of the OCU Epiphany, reports UNN with reference to the press service of the foreign ministry.

The press page on the Department of State website reports: “9:30 a.m. (16:30 Kiev time - Ed.) Secretary Pompeo meets with Primate of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine Metropolitan Epiphany, at the Department of State. (CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE),” the statement said.

We recall that U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion (Alfeyev) of Volokolamsk, the Chairman of the Russian Church’s Department for External Church Relations, in Washington D.C. on October 22.

As reported earlier, in December 2018, Pompeo held a telephone conversation with Epiphany, in which he said that the United States supported the religious freedom and sovereignty of Ukraine.

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