On April 4, 2006, a meeting took place in the Moscow Patriarchate's Department of External Church Relations between DECR's secretary for inter-Orthodox relations, Archpriest Nikolai Balashov, with the head of the Representative Office in Moscow for the Taipei-Moscow Economic and Cultural Corrdination Commission, adviser Angela Siu.
In the course of their prolonged and constructive conversation, questions of pastoral care of Orthodox compatriots in Taiwan were discussed, as well as a number of subjects related to the Russian Orthodox Church developing relations with Taiwan's religious public/social organizations and research institutes. They also touched on the matter of a visit to Taiwan by a representative delegation of the Russian Orthodox Church.
D.I. Petrovskiy, an associate of the Moscow Patriarchate's Dept. of External Church Relations, took part in the discussion.