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Pope speaks with president of UN General Assembly on conflict resolution

June 15, 2012

Pope Benedict XVI met on June 15 with Nassir Abdulaziz al-Nasser, the president of the UN’s General Assembly.

A brief Vatican statement released after the meeting reported that the conversation had centered on the role of the UN General Assembly in conflict resolution. The Pope and the UN leader discussed the current conflicts in Africa and the Middle East, and the humanitarian emergencies that have arisen from those conflicts.


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