Bassil meets British Armed Forces Secretary, Chairman of Foreign Affairs Committee of House of Commons

Wed 12 Jun 2019 at 10:28 Politics
NNA - Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants, Gebran Bassil, currently on an official visit to London held a meeting with British Secretary of State for Armed Forces, Mark Lancaster, with whom he discussed British assistance to the Lebanese army.

Minister Bassil called on Lancaster to continue the Army and Internal Security Assistance Program. Both men also discussed the overall situation in the Middle East.

Minister Bassil then visited the offices of CNN network in London, where he toured its sections and was hosted by Hala Gorani's talk show.

Minister Bassil also visited the British House of Commons, where he met with Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee, MP Tom Tugendhat. The pair broached a number of regional issues.

The Foreign and Expatriate Minister concluded his first day in London with two interviews with the Guardian and the Financial Times.


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