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15 April 201812:32

Press release on Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov’s meeting with President of Lebanon Michel Aoun

705-15-04-2018

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On April 14, Special Presidential Representative for the Middle East and Africa and Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov met with President of the Lebanese Republic Michel Aoun in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, prior to the opening of the 29th summit of the League of Arab States.

During the exchange of opinions on developments in Lebanon and in the Middle East in general, the Russian party emphasised its support for the sovereignty, unity and territorial integrity of the Lebanese Republic. It also expressed hope that the results of the upcoming parliamentary elections on May 6, 2018 would facilitate the further strengthening of stability in this multi-confessional country, in full accordance with the true interests of all its citizens.

Participants also discussed current issues relating to the further strengthening of the traditionally friendly ties between Russia and Lebanon, including the maintenance of active political dialogue.

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