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Iranian president asks Pope Francis to push for UN reforms

Ahmandinejad reminds pontiff of 'common mission' for justice

18 March, 16:07
Iranian president asks Pope Francis to push for UN reforms (ANSA) – Tehran, March 18 – Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Monday called upon newly elected Pope Francis to push for reform of the United Nations.

In a message congratulating the new pope on his election, Ahmadinejad said international institutions need to be reformed in order to guarantee global peace and justice, Iranian news agency Fars wrote Sunday.

In his letter, the Iranian president made reference to the current international crisis and said the world had a desperate need for reform of its current, unjust structures.

Ahmadinejad also reminded the pope how the common mission of all religious prophets is to invite oppressed peoples to fight and seek justice.

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