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Pope Francis says Israel, Palestine should live in peace as neighbors

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Catholic Pontiff, Pope Francis on Sunday charged Israel and Palestine to stay collectively as neighbors and cease threatening one another.

Pope Francis made the decision on the Saint Peter’s Sq. on the Vatican whereas addressing worshippers.

The pontiff warned that the unprecedented missile and drone assault on Israel by Iran may set off a possible regional conflagration.

He stated: “I make a urgent enchantment for an finish to any motion which may gas a spiral of violence that dangers dragging the Center East into a fair larger battle.

“I’m praying and following with concern, but additionally ache, the information that has are available latest hours concerning the worsening scenario in Israel on account of Iran’s intervention.

“Nobody ought to threaten the existence of others. All nations should, nevertheless, facet with peace and assist Israelis and Palestinians to stay in two states, facet by facet and in safety.”

The pontiff additionally urged the world to “assist the inhabitants going through a humanitarian disaster” in Gaza, and known as for “fast launch of the hostages kidnapped months in the past” by Hamas.

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