Parolin and Pompeo respectfully discuss differing views on China

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Good morning, good morning. Mr. Pompeo, how are you?

Very good, your eminence. 

It is a pity that we cannot... but we can remove it inside.

They did indeed remove their face masks for the photos.

Smiling and maintaining a safe distance between them, the United States Secretary of State met with Card. Pietro Parolin for 45 minutes.

The tone of the visit was respectful, despite Mike Pompeo's comments on social media last week about the Vatican risking its moral authority by signing an agreement with Beijing.

According to the Vatican, both sides presented their positions on China in a respectful and relaxed climate.

They also exchanged impressions on the tensions between Greece and Turkey; in the Middle East; and in the Caucasus.

Thank you so much... 

Thank you...

Stay safe. 

All the best for your life. 

Thank you so much.

During his visit, Pompeo did not meet with Pope Francis, in order to respect Vatican protocol.

Vatican Secretary of State
“It is the custom of the Holy See, or, better said, of the pope, to not meet with politicians so close to elections. This is the reason for which the Holy Father is not meeting with him.”

Mike Pompeo took advantage of the opportunity to take a stroll through St. Peter's Square, surprising tourists and pilgrims

Javier Martínez-Brocal // Daniel Díaz Vizzi

Translation: CT

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