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Iran: Armenian Christians celebrate New Year in Tehran04:27

Iran: Armenian Christians celebrate New Year in Tehran

Iran, Islamic Republic of, Tehran
January 1, 2018 at 03:09 GMT +00:00 · Published

Iran's Armenian Christian minority celebrated the coming of 2018 at St. Sarkis Cathedral in Tehran on Sunday.

The New Year's service is one of the biggest for Armenian Churchgoers.

In a predominantly Muslim country, Armenian Christians represent one percent of the total population, the majority of whom live in the capital Tehran.

Iran: Armenian Christians celebrate New Year in Tehran04:27
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Iran's Armenian Christian minority celebrated the coming of 2018 at St. Sarkis Cathedral in Tehran on Sunday.

The New Year's service is one of the biggest for Armenian Churchgoers.

In a predominantly Muslim country, Armenian Christians represent one percent of the total population, the majority of whom live in the capital Tehran.