Berri meets Iranian Foreign Minister’s Senior Aide for Special Political Affairs

House Speaker, Nabih Berri, on Wednesday welcomed at his Ain Tineh residence Senior Aide of the Iranian Foreign Minister for Special Political Affairs, Ali Asghar Khaji, in the presence of Iranian Ambassador to Lebanon, Mohammed Jalal Feroznia.

Talks reportedly touched on most recent developments in the region, in light of the recent Astana Summit.

Following the almost one-hour meeting, Khaji said that his tour in the region comes in light of the recent development in Syria, bringing to attention that he has met earlier with Syrian President Bashar Al Assad and Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Mouallem, over most recent developments and the prospects for addressing the Syrian crisis in the future.

Khaji added that he held with Speaker Berri a tour d'horizon bearing on the various developments vis-s-vis the Syrian crisis, and the course of the Yemeni crisis.

Khaji stressed the necessity of intensifying the level of consultation, cooperation and exchange of views with Lebanon visi-a-vis the Syrian crisis notably that Lebanon has become recently an observer at the ASTANA.

On the other hand, Berri met with IDAL Vice President Alaa Hamieh.

Source: National News Agency