Pope Francis says Minsk deal is the only way to resolve Donbas conflict

Source : 112 Ukraine

Pope also accepted an invitation to visit Ukraine
18:10, 20 November 2015

November 19-20, Ukrainian President Poroshenko in framework of an official visit to the Italian Republic and the State of Vatican City. Today he met with Pope Francis. 

Pope Francis said that the Minsk agreement is the only way to resolve the conflict in the eastern Ukraine, as states the press service of the president Poroshenko. Ukraine's leader said that the Pope is well acquainted with the details of the Minsk protocol.

Ukrainian President

"The main result of the meeting are the words of His Holiness that he always remembers to pray for Ukraine and Georgia," highlighted Poroshenko. He also noted that a lot of attention during the meeting was paid to assist in the establishment of peace on the Ukrainian land.

"The steps, which the Church makes today, are extremely important and necessary for us," said the President. Earlier today he informed about inviting the Pope to visit Ukraine, and His Holiness did accept the invitation.

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