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ROME, August 24. /TASS/. Pope Francis has written a letter to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko with an appeal for peace in his country, the Italian news agency ANSA reported on Monday.
"I pray for your country in this difficult situation renewing my spiritual affinity with victims, their families and all those who suffer. I support the efforts that help the Ukrainian nation move forward in the spirit of peace and reunification," the pontiff wrote in the letter congratulating Poroshenko and the people of Ukraine on the 24th anniversary of the country’s independence.
Pope Francis noted that he appeals to the Almighty God for a blessing of the President of Ukraine and the Ukrainian people.
Earlier the leader of the Catholic Church expressed his "deep concern" over current Ukrainian events.