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Iran's Zarif Holds Talks with Lebanese President, FM

Iran Front Page
12 Feb 2019, 00:13 GMT+10

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who is on a two-day visit to Lebanon, met with Lebanese President Michel Aoun at the Baabda Palace on Monday.

During the meeting, the two sides discussed political, business, and economic relations between Iran and Lebanon.

They also conferred on the readiness of Iranian companies to participate in Lebanese projects.

Regional issues, in particular the issue of Syria and its displaced people in Lebanon, were also discussed in the meeting.

Later in the day, the Iranian top diplomat also held talks with his Lebanese counterpart Gebran Bassil in Beirut.

During the meeting, the two sides welcomed further cooperation between Iran and Lebanon in all areas particularly in most significant regional issues like Syria and the Syrian refugees in Lebanon.

They also touched upon the ongoing negotiations on Syria, exchanged views on the Arab countrys crisis and underlined the need for finding a political solution to it through political talks.

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