The Foreign Minister will meet the Pope of the Vatican next Monday in Italy

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05/01/2021 13:05

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Baghdad / Al-Masalla: Foreign Ministry spokesman Ahmed Al-Sahhaf announced, Saturday, May 1, 2021, that Minister Fuad Hussein will meet the Pope of the Vatican next Monday, in the Italian capital, Rome.

In a statement received by Al-Masala, Al-Sahhaf said that an Iraqi diplomatic delegation headed by Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein went to the Italian capital, Rome, to hold a round of important meetings and dialogues with officials there, in the Vatican State, and in the Italian state.

And he added that the Iraqi foreign minister will meet the Pope of the Vatican and discuss with him the outcomes of his recent visit to Iraq.

He pointed out that the Iraqi government sees importance in the Pope’s previous visit, and what positive developments it can offer in the interest of both sides.

It is noteworthy that Pope Francis visited Iraq on the fifth of last March in a visit described as “historic”, during which he met with Iraqi government officials, clerics and community leaders, and the most notable meeting was that which he gathered with the supreme Shiite religious authority, Ali al-Sistani, in the province of Najaf.


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