YEREVAN. - The Armenian apricots are quite popular worldwide and I liked them very much, Father Federico Lombardi, Director of the Holy See Press Office, said at a briefing with local and foreign journalists Friday.
“We are happy to have tried them; I liked them very much,” Federico Lombardi noted.
Pope Francis was greeted with apricots and Armenian lavash bread Friday.
From June 24 to 26, the Pontifex will stay in Armenia, the first Christian nation, as the motto of his visit says.