Minister of National Defense, Zeina Akar, held a series of meetings at the Ministry of Defense in Yarzeh on Monday.
In this context, Akar received French Ambassador Bruno Foucher, accompanied by the Embassy’s Military Attache Christian Shabelle. Talks centered on the distinguished relations between Lebanon and France, and ways of activating them. Discussions also touched on the capabilities of the Lebanese Army.
Akar also met with British Ambassador to Lebanon, Chris Rampling, accompanied by the Embassy’s Military Attache Alex Hilton, with whom she tackled ways to activate the existing cooperation between Lebanon and Britain.
Akar’s meeting with the European Union Ambassador to Lebanon, Ralph Tarraf, was also a chance to dwell on bilateral relations and activating support programs in various fields.
The Defense Minister later received the UNIFIL Commander-in-Chief, Major General Stefano Del Cole, with discussions focusing on the work of the international peace-keeping forces in south Lebanon and the existing coordination with the Lebanese Army.
Source: National News Agency