|Date: 11/05/2012 Time: 10:12:00 PM
Italian President Giorgio Napolitano and Pope
Benedict XVI jointly expressed concerns over the fate of the European
continent and developments and outcome of the unrest in the Middle East.
President Napolitano made his remarks in a statement published by the
republican Palace, after meeting with Vatican Pope Benedict XVI, in honor of
the seventh anniversary of Benedict's papal election.
The Italian leader added that it was obvious that such joint concerns for
the fate of the continent was also due to the economic crises that hit
President Napolitano explained that such shared concerns was also due to
global transformation in many areas, including charged tormented historic
tensions, "similar to what is taking place in Middle East."
The Italian leader stressed importance of Pope's support in such vital
times of Europe history and to look into building the future to Europe.