Putin will discuss with the Vatican’s Secretary of state bilateral relations, the situation in Syria and Ukraine – Kremlin

Moscow. August 22. INTERFAX – Russian President Vladimir Putin will on Wednesday state Secretary of Vatican Pietro parolin, who will be in Russia on a visit, informs on Tuesday a press-service of the Kremlin.

“It is planned to discuss key issues of Russia-Vatican inter-state relations, including political and cultural-humanitarian spheres,” – stated in the message.

They will also exchange views on topical issues on the international agenda, especially the situation of Christians in the Middle East and North Africa, the situation in Syria and Ukraine, informs a press-service.