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Tuesday, January 26, 2016

VATICAN: IRAN MUST JOIN FIGHT AGAINST TERRORISM

VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis held talks with Iran's president at the Vatican Tuesday, calling on Tehran to play a key role in stopping the spread of terrorism as Iran tries to improve its image in the global arena following an agreement on its nuclear program.

The pontiff warmly clasped the hand of President Hassan Rouhani in the first official call paid on a pontiff by an Iranian president since 1999. They held 40 minutes of private talks before Rouhani met with other top Vatican officials. (Read More)