Putin congratulated the Pope with the Christmas and New year

Putin congratulated the Pope with the Christmas and New year© RIA Novosti. Michael Clientgenerated the image Bank

Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated merry Christmas and a happy New year the Pope, expressed confidence in the development of constructive interaction between Russia and the Vatican, said the press service of the Kremlin.

«Congratulate you on the occasion of Christmas and New year, His Holiness Pope Francis, the head of the Russian state expressed confidence in further fruitful development of constructive interaction between Russia and the Vatican, based on close approaches to the most pressing issues of our time and respect for common humanist values», — the press-service.

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