In the Vatican the President of Russia Vladimir Putin has agreed with Pope Francis world situation, including the crisis in Ukraine, said press Secretary of the head of the Russian Federation Dmitry Peskov.
"in Rome had a Conversation with the Pope (Roman). A very deep conversation, According to the President, thorough. It lasted over an hour. Discussed the current situation in world Affairs, of course, mentioned the crisis in Ukraine, spoke about the universal And humanitarian values, which are largely pooled, And the Catholic world, And Orthodox, And all religions, " said Sands.
He added that both sides had expressed concern about the situation of Christians in the middle East, RIA " Novosti "." in the 1st turn, of course, situations that pose a danger to the life of Christians in the Syrian Arab Republic And the continued conflict. In truth, This seems a very crisis situation ", - said Sands." The visit to the Pope was held somewhat later than the scheduled time. This was due to the fact that delayed dialogues in Milan. This was due to the fact that a little quickly moved cortege through the streets of Milan And Rome. Within, say, the way the delay was broadcast was also consistent with the Vatican's court ", - said Sands. Peskov also said that Putin And the head of Italy Sergio Mattarella discussed the need to maintain the momentum of bilateral cooperation " in all fields, avoiding the fact that bilateral relations have become hostage to the different challenges that are currently present "." Putin (outlined) such a detailed perspective of the Genesis, course And possible prospects of the conflict in Ukraine. And, in General, the parties agreed that, unfortunately, all parties, without exception, And all countries in the European Union is paying too dear a price for the ongoing domestic conflict ", - said Sands. First Putin said on Wednesday his meeting with Prime Minister of Italy Matteo Renzi in Milan And Pope Francis at the Vatican went well.