mercoledì 6 luglio 2022

Russia
No substantive contacts on possible Putin-Pontiff meeting – Kremlin

(Interfax)
A possible visit of the Pope of Rome to Russia and his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin are not being discussed for now, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. Journalists asked Peskov at a press briefing on Wednesday whether Putin was ready to meet with Pope Francis who expressed such a wish on Tuesday. "Such a summit visit needs to discussed, it needs to be prepared but, to my knowledge, there are no substantive contacts to that effect for now," Peskov said.