POPE FRANCIS ASSURED TO PAY OFFICIAL VISIT TO N. KOREA IF PYONGYANG DELIVERS INVITATION LETTER TO VATICAN




Mustafa AY – TDO – 19.10.2018 South Korean President Moon Jae, on his official visit to Vatican, uttered that his N. Korean counterpart Kim Jong-un wants to host Papa Francis in Pyongyang. Following Jae-in’s words, Pope Francis said “if Kim Jong-un sends me an official invitation letter, I will be glad to pay a visit to him.” Lastly, Pope Francis stressed the importance of ‘peace in territory’ and appreciated Kim Jong-un’s moderate approach to S. Korea’s efforts to facilitate peace in the peninsula.