Bassil meets Lebanese Russian Business Council, Task Force for Lebanon

Foreign and Emigrants Minister, Gebran Bassil, on Wednesday received a delegation from the Lebanese-Russian Business Council.

Speaking on emerging, President of the Lebanese-Russian Friendship Association, Jacques Sarraf, said about 45 Russian businessmen are currently visiting Lebanon within the framework of the annual meeting of the council.

"The visit also coincides with the 75th anniversary of the founding of the Russian embassy in Lebanon and the 75th anniversary of the establishment of the Lebanese-Russian Friendship Association," Sarraf maintained.

Sarraf added that the Russian delegation's visit to Lebanon comes in the framework of the preparations for the Russian Film Week in Lebanon.

On the other hand, Minister Bassil met with a delegation of the American Task Force for Lebanon, led by former US Ambassador of Lebanese origin, Edwrad Gabriel.

Discussions reportedly touched on means of cooperation in support of the Lebanese army and the Lebanese legitimate institutions.

Source: National News Agency