Berri meets Hamas Movement delegation

House Speaker, Nabih Berri, on Thursday afternoon received at his in Tineh residence a received a delegation from the Palestinian "Hamas" Movement, led by Politburo member, head of Arab and Islamic Relations, Izzat al-Risheq.

The delegation congratulated Speaker Berri on the accomplishment of the recent parliamentary elections. They also felicitated the Speaker on his re-election as head of the legislative council.

Speaking on emerging, Al-Risheq hailed Speaker Berri's significant role as a "crucial need to Lebanon, the Palestinians and the Arabs alike."

He said that talks covered the various issues related to the Palestinian situation, including the recent Israeli escalation in Gaza strip and the present conditions of Palestinians in Lebanon.

He hoped that laws to grant humanitarian and civil rights to Palestinians in Lebanon would be worked out.

Al-Risheq wished Lebanon stability, progress and wellbeing.

Source: National News Agency