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Patriarch Twal’s speech in France

Patriarch Twal’s speech in France

On Tuesday,  September 8, 2015, during an International Conference in Paris, His Beatitude Patriarch Fouad Twal met with the French Minister of Foreign Affairs Laurent Fabius, as well as with the Jordanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Nasser Judeh.  On this occasion, he focused on the dramatic situation in the Middle East, and asked for concrete actions  to bring relief to Syrian and Iraqi refugees, and to restore peace in the region.   He emphasized the necessity to put an end to the flow of arms into these countries.  He has also referred to the important role the Church plays of hosting refugees in Jordan.

 

To read His Beatitude’s speech, please see attached.

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