“Peace needs to be reached without nuclear weapons by exercising the agreement on non-proliferation to its fullest, to the letter, and to the spirit up to the complete destruction of these weapons,” Pope Francis said during his speech at the UN General Assembly in New York.
Pope Calls for Complete Destruction of Nuclear Weapons
14:54 GMT 25.09.2015 (Updated: 15:31 GMT 25.09.2015)
© REUTERS / Andrew KellyPope Francis addresses attendees in the opening ceremony to commence a plenary meeting of the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit 2015 at the United Nations headquarters in Manhattan, New York September 25, 2015.
© REUTERS / Andrew Kelly
During the speech at the UN General Assembly, Pope Francis has called for the destruction of all nuclear weapons.
14 September 2015, 21:21 GMT
UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) – Pope Francis has called for the destruction of all nuclear weapons and expressed hope that agreements reached on Iran’s nuclear program were “stable and effective.”