President, Pope meet, stress divine religions peace-centred
26 - January 2016 - President Rouhani and the Leader of the Roman Catholic Church Pope Francis met and stressed that divine religions promote peace and abstain from violence and extremism.
In this meeting which was held on Tuesday in Vatican City, President Rouhani and Pope Francis also urged all nations and countries of the world to make comprehensive efforts to establish peace in the world.
They also stressed the need for countries and international organisations to cooperate more to relieve humans from suffering and put a prompt stop to conflicts and wars.
Other issues which were discussed were the nuclear agreement and the importance of fulfilment of both parties in its implementation, issues regarding the Middle East and the need to try to politically solve issues of the region.