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Masum praises Christians role in building Iraq's civilization

Fuad Masum
Iraqi President Fuad Masum on Tuesday praised the role of Christians in building the Iraqi civilization, a statement issued by the presidency media office reported on Tuesday.

Masum received in al-Salam palace in Baghdad Cardinal Jean-Pierre Ricard, General Deputy Jean Roier, Chaldean Patriarch Mar Raphael Louis Sacco and Bishop Mar Basil Aldo, the statement added.

Masum welcomed the delegation, voiced his gratitude for support provided by Pope Francis to the Iraqi people and invited him to visit Iraq. 

Cardinal Ricard confirmed Pop Francis' support to Iraq in this crucial stage and war against terrorism. They also discussed means of providing aid to the displaced people to restore stability and peace in Iraq and the region.

Last Modified: Tuesday، 14 March 2017 06:39 PM