venerdì 23 settembre 2022

Top Vatican diplomat meets Russian foreign minister

(Elise Ann Allen - Crux)
On Thursday, the Vatican’s Secretary of State, Italian Cardinal Pietro Parolin, met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in New York for a conversation described by Russia as “productive” and an opportunity to explain their reasons for the war in Ukraine. In a statement following the Sept. 22 meeting between Parolin and Lavrov, which took place on the margins of the United Nations general assembly in New York, the Russian Foreign Ministry said that during the conversation, “the minister made clear the reasons for the ongoing crisis in relations between Russia and the West, which is the result of NATO’s crusade to destroy Russia and split the world.” (...)