Vladimir Putin and Pope Francis hold talks

Saturday, 17 December, 2016 - 18:30

President Vladimir Putin and Pope Francis have held talks on issues of protection of Christians in regional conflict zones and cooperation in the current cultural-humanitarian sphere.

There was said in the statement: “Vladimir Putin wishes the pontiff a happy 80th birthday. The Russian president and Pope Francis exchanged views on the issues of protection of Christians in regional conflict zones and the importance of a constructive interconfessional dialogue to preserve moral principles in the international affairs”.

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