` Shimon Peres and Mahmoud Abbas Will Meet at Vatican in June ‘

#AceWorldNews – ISRAEL – May 29 – Israeli President Shimon Peres and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will meet at the Vatican on June 8 to unite in prayers for peace, the Vatican stated on Thursday.

Pope Francis invited the pair as he took part in a three-day tour of the Middle East, visiting the Holy Land last week.

The surprise invite was issued after a mass in Bethlehem.

Pope Francis said he hopes it will aid in the creation of an atmosphere conducive to peace talk resumption.

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