The US Ambassador made a tour of the Cathedral in new Jerusalem monastery

© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Betemporary in photobacteria and Plenipotentiary US Ambassador Jon huntsman. Archival photoThe US Ambassador made a tour of the Cathedral in new Jerusalem monastery© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Betemporary the image Bank

The delegation of the US Embassy headed by Ambassador John Huntsman made a detailed tour of the Cathedral of new Jerusalem monastery in the Moscow region, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.

The huntsman arrived at the monastery to bathe in the Jordan monastery. The delegation of the Embassy was met by the monastic leadership, which was organized for the Ambassador a detailed tour of the monastery.

The Ambassador looked at a Sunday service at the Cathedral of the monastery, and then ascended to the second floor of the Cathedral. The priests through an interpreter told him in detail about the Orthodox traditions and values of the main elements of the decoration of the Cathedral.

Special attention of the Ambassador drew the tiles that adorned the Cathedral, and also some icons. In addition, the monks special attention in the story was devoted to the meaning and order of bathing in the Jordan. After the tour, the delegation sat in the diplomatic machine to follow to font.

Font equipped the new Jerusalem monastery on the river Istra 100 metres from the walls of the monastery (it is also called the Jordan by analogy with the Holy land). Lead to wooden steps that come with green track. About font are tents for changing clothes.

Before the arrival of the delegation of the Embassy of the tracks and font are cleared of ice. To font the fire truck arrived and an ambulance crew.