2016-09-27 19:15:00

Holy See Press Office confirms Pope's concern for situation in North Korea

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis is concerned about the continuing tensions triggered by the situation in North Korea.

Responding to a question about the delicate situation on the Korean Peninsula, the Director of the Holy See Press Office, Greg Burke on Tuesday said:  "I can confirm that the concern of the Holy Father and the Holy See about the continuing tensions in the area on account of the nuclear tests carried out by North Korea, was reiterated today by Msgr. Antoine Camilleri, the Holy See’s Undersecretary for Relations with States, speaking in Vienna at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)."

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