Egypt to help promote political path in Lebanon to restore stability: president

2021-07-14 12:55:22 GMT2021-07-14 20:55:22(Beijing Time) Xinhua English

CAIRO, July 14 (Xinhua) -- Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Wednesday that his country will help promote the political path in Lebanon to restore its stability, the presidential office said in a statement.

"Egypt will boost efforts in forming a new cabinet in Lebanon and settling any differences to get the country out of suffering, put Lebanese national interest first, and safeguard the people's unity," Sisi said in a meeting with visiting Lebanese Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri.

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and head of the General Intelligence Service Abbas Kamel also attended the meeting.

Highlighting the strong relationship between the two peoples on the basis of integrity, Hariri hailed "Egypt's essential role in maintaining stability in Lebanon and the whole region."

The meeting discussed the political situation in Lebanon, means of enhancing bilateral cooperation and the regional development, according to the statement. Enditem

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