Pope asks Iran to work for Mideast peace, stop spread of terrorism
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ROME: Pope Francis on Tuesday met Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and asked Tehran to work with other Middle East states to promote peace and stop the spread of terrorism and arms trafficking in the region.

A Vatican statement issued after the meeting spoke of the “relevant role Iran is called on to play” to find political solutions to the problems afflicting the Middle East, specifically mentioning terrorism and weapons trafficking.

 

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