Vatican Urges Syria Ceasefire During Kerry Visit

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January 14, 2014 AT 6:54 AM
The Vatican urged an unconditional ceasefire in Syria and the involvement of all regional players including Iran in peace talks next week, as US Secretary of State John Kerry visited the Vatican on Tuesday and spoke to the Holy See's right-hand man, Pietro Parolin, chiefly about Syria and preparations for the Geneva II talks due to start on January 22. Kerry and Parolin also discussed the latest round of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks and efforts to restore stability in South Sudan.