OREANDA-NEWS  President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky met with Pope Francis during his visit to Italy. This was announced by the Ukrainian leader in his Telegram channel.

"I thank His Holiness for his prayers for peace for Ukraine, spiritual closeness with our people and humanitarian assistance for our people," he wrote.

The parties discussed the difficult situation in the Ukrainian energy sector. In addition, Zelensky and the Pope touched upon the "formula of peace" of the Ukrainian head.