Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia Zohrab Mnatsakanyan today received the delegation led by Minister of National Defense of Lebanon Elias Bou Saab, as reported the news service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Greeting the Lebanese delegation, Minister Mnatsakanyan expressed high appreciation and stated the fact that Armenia and Lebanon are interconnected with strong historic friendly ties hinged on mutual trust and respect. The interlocutors attached great importance to the preparations for the second session of the Armenian-Lebanese Intergovernmental Commission.
Both parties highly appreciated the role of the members of the Armenian community, who are active in the public and political life of Lebanon, serve as a bridge between the two countries and nations and as frontrunners for preservation of the Armenian identity.
Armenia’s foreign minister stated that, due to the historic ties and Armenian presence in the Middle East, Armenia is closely following the processes taking place in the region.