Sarraf, US Congress delegation tackle Mideast and Lebanon related issues

Thu 23 Feb 2017 at 16:43 Politics

NNA - Minister of National Defense, Yacoub Riad Sarraf, met on Thursday afternoon at his ministerial office with an American delegation including members of the Armed Forces Committee in the US Congress, with talks reportedly touching on issues related to the Middle East in general and Lebanon in particular.

US Ambassador to Lebanon, Elizabeth Riachard, and Embassy Military Attaché were present during the meeting.

Minister Sarraf heaped praise on the crucial role of the US in supporting the Lebanese army, underlining the need for bolstering this support between the two countries.

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