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Pope condemns latest missile attacks on Ukraine, urges averting escalation

Reuters · 11/16/2022 03:59
Pope condemns latest missile attacks on Ukraine, urges averting escalation


- Pope Francis on Wednesday condemned the latest wave of missile attacks on Ukraine and called for a ceasefire to avert the risk of an escalation of the conflict.

He spoke at his general audience as NATO allies were investigating unconfirmed reports that an explosion in a Polish village the border with Ukraine was caused by stray Russian missiles. He did mention the incident.


(Reporting by Philip Pullella; Editing by Toby Chopra)

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