To His Excellency Mr. Matteo Renzi,
Prime-Minister of Italy
We are deeply worried about the aftermath of the earthquakewhich took place in Perugia and in its vicinity and claimed the lives of dozens of people, bringing substantial losses to many more.
Please convey our condolence to the families of the deceased and to the Italian people.
Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia,
Archbishop of Mtskheta and Tbilisi, Metropolitan of
Bitchvinta and Tskhum-Apkhazeti