Pope receives Chairman of Bosnia and Herzegovina Presidency
Pope Francis received this Monday morning Željko Komšić, the current Chairman of the Collegial Presidency of Bosnia-Herzegovina, who met afterwards with Archbishop Paul R. Gallagher, the Vatican's Secretary for Relations with States.
On Monday morning, Pope Francis received in audience Željko Komšić, current President of the Collegial Presidency of Bosnia-Herzegovina, who afterwards met with Archbishop Paul R. Gallagher, Secretary for Relations with States.
"During the cordial talks held in the Secretariat of State, appreciation was expressed at the good existing bilateral relations, and the priorities of the collegial Presidency were discussed," according to a statement from the Holy See Press Office following the audience.
The President of Bosnia-Herzegovina and Archbishop Gallagher also focused on the domestic situation of the country, reiterating "the need to promote the legal and social equality of all citizens belonging to each constituent people," the statement continues, adding that other discussions focused on "regional matters, including the situation of the western Balkan countries and the enlargement of the European Union".
Vatican News staff writer