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Kerry heads to Vatican ahead of papal Holy Land trip
US Secretary of State John Kerry will meet top officials at the Vatican Tuesday to discuss Middle East peace efforts ahead of Pope Francis's first visit to the Holy Land in May.

 

Kerry's spokesperson Jen Psaki said he would meet with Secretary of State of the Holy See Pietro Parolin "to discuss foreign policy priorities, including Pope Francis's vocal leadership on the Middle East Peace Process, poverty and humanitarian issues". Kerry, who is Catholic, was in Paris Monday, where he has taken part in talks on the Syria crisis. (AFP)