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Vatican, PLO closer to diplomatic accord

Catholic World News - January 30, 2012

Vatican officials met on January 28 with representatives of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), to continue negotiations toward a diplomatic accord.

The meeting, held at the offices of the Palestinian presidency in Ramallah, were led by Msgr. Ettore Balestrero, the Vatican’s undersecretary for Relations with States, Ziad Al-Bandak, the Palestinian President's advisor for Christian relations.

After discussing a draft agreement, the two sides agreed to submit the document to technical analysts, hoping to prepare a final draft for review “in the near future.”

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  • Posted by: hartwood01 - Jan. 31, 2012 12:35 PM ET USA

    Encouraging!

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