Patriarch, pope meeting ‘a mutual step halfway’ between Russia, Western world – Peskov

admin | 08 February 2016
Moscow, February 8, Interfax - The Kremlin welcomed the decision on the meeting between Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and Pope Francis and expressed hope for its success.

“Of course, as we all hope, this meeting will go successfully. We highly appreciate the readiness of the two church leaders to hold such a meeting,” Russian presidential press officer Dmitry Peskov told reporters.

Responding to a quesiton as to whether this meeting can be regarded as a political step to meet the Western world halfway, Peskov said: “It’s a mutual step to meet each other halfway.”

Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill are expected to meet in Havana on February, where the patriarch will be on his visit to the countries of Latin America.


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