Netanyahu set to meet with Pope Francis

( Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will travel to Italy next Sunday for the annual meeting held between the Israeli and Italian governments, part of Israel’s effort to strengthen ties with European nations.

Pope Francis I. Credit: Casa Rosada via Wikimedia Commons.

During the trip to Italy, Netanyahu will meet with Pope Francis at the Vatican, Israel Hayom reported. It is expected that the prime minister will officially invite the pope to visit Israel. Netanyahu and Pope Francis will also discuss the Iran nuclear program and Israeli-Palestinian conflict negotiations.

Posted on November 24, 2013 .