(UPDATED) Bassil receives delegation of Ambassadors of Mercosur, Shorter

Foreign Affairs Minister, Gibran Bassil, on Wednesday received at his office a delegation of the Ambassadors of the countries forming Mercosur headed by the Ambassador of Uruguay Marta Pizzanelli.

The delegation informed Minister Bassil of the draft relevant to the agreement of free trade with Lebanon.

Separately, Bassil received British Ambassador, Hugo Shorter, who said that he discussed with his host the outcome of the referendum in UK last week as well as recent developments in Lebanon.

Shorter confirmed his country’s commitment to anchor Lebanon’s development, security and stability. He added that his country would always stand beside Lebanon in its war against terrorism and would always support Lebanon regarding the displaced Syrians issue.

Source: National News Agency

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