Iran, Lebanon discuss security issues

IRNA – Iran’s Ambassador to Beirut Mohammad Fathali in a meeting with Director General of the Lebanese General Security Department Major General Abbas Ibrahim on Tuesday discussed issues of mutual interest.

Fathali, who is ending his tenure in Lebanon, met Abbas Ibrahim in his office and discussed bilateral and regional issues.

The ambassador said that recently safe parliamentary election in Lebanon and fight against Takfiri terrorist groups were evident from Lebanon security system success in recent years.

Fathali underlined continuation of Iran’s support for deepening democracy, political diversity and national security in Lebanon.

Major General Abbas Ibrahim appreciated Iran’s supports and underlined necessity for expansion of bilateral relations, especially in the field of security.

He praised efforts of Fathali during his mission in Lebanon to deepen bilateral ties between the two countries and wished him success for his next post.