Malta and the Holy See in diplomatic talks
LA VALLETTA (MALTA) (ITALPRESS/MNA) – Malta and the State of the Vatican held official talks in Rome during an official visit by the Maltese Foreign Minister Ian Borg. Both sides discussed the set up of a Joint Commission which will discuss the management of property owned by State of the Vatican in Malta.
During an audience with Minister Borg in the Vatican, Pope Francis declared that his visit to Malta reminded him of the kindness of the Maltese people. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that during the audience with His Holiness, Minister Ian Borg saidthat Malta is always honored by the visit of His Holiness to Malta. They also discussed the ongoing bilateral work between the two states, as well as the ongoing work by the Maltese government in preparation for the United Nations Security Council with Malta continuing to be an agent of peace and stability around the world.
During this visit to the Vatican state, Minister Borg also met with the Secretary of State of the Vatican, His Eminence Cardinal Pietro Parolin and Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher. The long relationship between the two states and the importance of Catholicism in Malta were also discussed. Both sides also discussed the issue of migration in the Mediterranean, the situation in Libya and the conflict between Ukraine and Russia were also on the agenda.
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