Dec 24, 2017, 8:17 PM
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President Rouhani congratulates Pope on Christmas, New Year

Tehran, Dec 24, IRNA – President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday cabled a message to Pope Francis, pope of the Catholic Church to congratulate him on the auspicious birth anniversary of Jesus Christ (AS) and commencement of the New Year '2018'.

In his message, President Rouhani expressed the hope that to witness eradication of filthy, obscenity, discrimination and poverty for the entire humanity.

The message also congratulates the auspicious occasion to Pope Francis and true believers of messenger of peace and friendship worldwide.

In today's world which is full of turbulences and moral anomalies, injustice, sufferings and torture, it is duty of all state officials and religious figures and intellectuals to share hands in order to create a world full of peace, calmness, justice, avoidance of violence and extremism, President Rouhani said in his message.


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