Press Room of the Holy See Points Out That The Call Took Place at the Request of the Iranian Foreign Minister Photo: Rûdaw

Iranian Foreign Minister calls Pope’s representative over situation in Gaza

The phone call comes shortly after the Pope had received phone calls on the same issue from the Turkish President and the U.S. President.

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(ZENIT News / Vatican City, 10.30.2023).- On the morning of Monday, October 30, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, called Monsignor Paul R. Gallagher, the Secretary for Relations with States and International Organizations of the Holy See, to discuss matters related to the situation in Gaza.

According to a statement from the Holy See Press Office, which emphasized that the phone call was made at the request of the Iranian foreign minister, “Monsignor Gallagher expressed the Holy See’s deep concern about what is happening in Israel and Palestine, reiterating the absolute need to prevent the escalation of the conflict and to achieve a two-state solution for a stable and lasting peace in the Middle East.”

The phone call comes shortly after the Pope had received phone calls on the same issue from the Turkish President and the U.S. President.

 

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