Lebanon’s president appreciates Iran’s efforts to unite regional States

TEHRAN (FNA)- Lebanese President Micheal Suleiman in a meeting with new Iranian Ambassador to Beirut Mohammad Fathali thanked Tehran for its efforts to strengthen unity among the regional nations.

During the meeting on Thursday, Suleiman described the current regional and Lebanon’s situation as very sensitive, and said Iran has always taken steps to promote unity among the nations and regional states.

He also hailed efforts to promote Iran-Lebanon cooperation, hoping that the two countries would maintain bilateral relations at the highest level.

Fathali submitted his credentials to President Suleiman on the second day of his arrival in Beirut.

In relevant remarks earlier this month, Iran’s former Ambassador to Beirut Qazanfar Roknabadi and Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri stressed the vital importance of the promotion of friendly ties among the regional states in defusing the divisive plots hatched by the enemies to create rift among them.

During the meeting, Roknabadi stressed that supporting stability, security and national solidarity in the regional countries, including Lebanon stands atop Tehran’s foreign policy agenda.

Nabih Berri, for his part, described the enhancement of mutual understanding and cooperation among regional countries, especially in current situation, as a necessary and useful move towards reinvigorating of sustainable peace in the Middle-East.

By Fars  News Agency


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