BEIRUT (Combined Sources) — During his working visit to Lebanon on October 20 and 21, Armenian Acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan met Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri.
Pashinyan thanked Hariri for the warm reception and hospitality. “This is my first visit to Brotherly Lebanon, a country full of history of ancient civilizations. I am convinced that this visit will best contribute to the debate on the agenda of bilateral cooperation in different spheres. Of course, your father, Rafik Hariri, who was a great friend of Armenia, had a great contribution to the deepening and strengthening of ties between our countries.”
Hariri noted that Lebanon appreciates the close cooperation with Armenia and is interested in its strengthening it further. He attached importance to the Lebanese-Armenian community’s role in the development of the country, as well as the deepening of Armenian-Lebanese ties.
The interlocutors exchanged views on the domestic situation in the two countries.
Pashinyan touched upon the pan-national processes in Armenia in April-May of this year, presented the political changes, the current processes and the expected developments.
Pashinyan and Hariri noted with satisfaction that there is a high level of political dialogue between the two countries and encouraged adding the economic component to that bar