Pompeo, Army Chief convene: The Lebanese army is a strategic partner in the fight against terrorism

Sat 23 Mar 2019 at 20:24 Politics

NNA - Lebanese Army Commander, General Joseph Aoun, met this evening with US Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Mike Pompeo, accompanied by his wife Suzan, his Assistant for Middle East Affairs David Hill, and his Acting Assistant David Satterfield, in the presence of US Ambassador Elizabeth Richard.

Pompeo assured Aoun of the United States "continued support for the Lebanese army, a strategic partner in the fight against terrorism."

In turn, Aoun thanked the American side for "trusting the Lebanese Army and standing by its side in confronting terrorism and ensuring stability."

=================== R.Sh.

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