Netanyahu to pope: ‘We’ll pray for you, you pray for us’

As they make their way to the plane, Netanyahu and Francis get into a heated conversation while Peres shuffles alongside them.

They stop in front of the airplane for photos.

Francis then shakes Peres’s hands, and then Netanyahu’s, who tells him: “We’ll pray for you, you pray for us.”

With that the pope begins a solid ascent of the stairs up to the plane. before waving goodbye.



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