"Russia Clearly plays an important role on the international arena, and I think we have to walk together, and not separately in a common quest to improve the world today, "said" foreign Minister " of the Holy see Secretary for relations with States English Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher.
Interview with the Gallagher announced Tuesday the Turin newspaper La Stampa. The Archbishop said that the Russian Federation can help in the stabilization of the situation in the Mediterranean region.
"As you know, during his official visit to the Vatican Vladimir Putin on June 10 of this year he had a conversation with Pope Francis. The conversation was mostly around the conflict in Ukraine and the situation in the middle East. The Pope drew attention to the need for greater efforts to achieve peace in Ukraine and for a peaceful solution of the conflicts in the middle East with a particular involvement of the global community level ", - RIA "news" words of Gallagher. He also believes that " Russia can contribute to the stabilization in the Mediterranean, As it has contributed to the achievement of the recent agreement on Iran's nuclear problem ", and is highly evaluated in the potential positive role that have the ability to play Iranian consensus for a solution in the middle East. The Holy see, confirmed by the Archbishop, welcomes agreement on the nuclear issue Tehran, because he believes the dialogue and the dialogues are the only way to achieve peace. Recall, Russian President Vladimir Putin highly assessed the results of his June visit to the Vatican and meeting the Pope. First Italian Corriere della Sera said that North America is concerned about the attitude of the Vatican to the President of Russia and Russia in General. The world media also stressed that Putin's visit to Italy can be called a "diplomatic victory" and the consolidation already achieved success in international relations with that country and the Vatican.