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Minister of Defense welcomes Egyptian Ambassador

National Defense Minister, Elias Bou Saab, held talks Monday with Egyptian Ambassador to Lebanon, Nazih Najjari, who paid him a courtesy visit and congratulated him on his appointment as Minister of Defense.

Talks between the pair focused on the situation in Lebanon and the region, with both seeing eye-to-eye on the need to strengthen bilateral cooperation in the military and economic fields, as well as the exchange of visits between the Lebanese and Egyptian Ministries of Defense.

Ambassador Najjari capitalized on Minister Bou Saab's position with regard to the integrity of the Syrian territory in accordance with the Arab League charter, published at Munich Conference.

This position is consistent with that of Egypt, the Egyptian diplomat said, emphasizing security and stability in Lebanon that allows a successful tourism season.

Source: National News Agency