Vatican City (April 02, 2018): Pope Francis has urged for peace in Palestine on after 15 Palestinians were killed on the Israeli-Gaza border, “does not spare the defenseless” he added on Sunday in his Easter address.
Pope said in his Easter message to the world that “we beseech fruits of reconciliation for the Holy Land, for Yemen and for the entire Middle East.”He called for an end to the carnage in Syria, calling for access to humanitarian aid for the besieged people.
He hoped that talks towards easing longstanding tensions on the Korean peninsula will advance harmony and peace in the region.
Israel’s defense minister has rejected calls for an inquiry into the killings by the military during a Palestinian demonstration that turned violent at the Gaza-Israel border.U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, Federica Mogherini, the European Union’s foreign policy chief, and other leaders have called for an independent investigation into the bloodshed.