Berri receives Hochstein

Thu 26 May 2016 at 14:54 Politics
NNA - House Speaker, Nabih Berri, on Thursday received in Ain Al Tineh US diplomat and the current Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy, Amos Hochstein, and Charge d'Affaires of US Embassy in Beirut, Richard Jones, with talks featuring high on the file relevant to oil and gas in Lebanon and sea borders.


Hochstein said, "We expressed our optimism about reaching an agreement prone to allow Lebanon extract its oil and gas from its waters and special zone."


Amongst Berri's visitors had been Iraqi former PM Ayad Allawi and others.


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