Berri, Pope Tawadros II convene

House Speaker Nabih Berri met Saturday in Ain el-Tineh with Pope of Alexandria, Coptic Patriarch Tawadros II, with talks touching on recent developments in the region and bilateral relations between Lebanon and Egypt, and the "atmosphere of moderation, coexistence and tolerance prevailing in both countries."

Discussions also tackled "Egypt's promising future in winning over terrorism and establishing globalization in the African and Asian Arab region," and "the footsteps of Jesus Christ in South Lebanon and our message to Jerusalem as the eternal capital of Palestine and the Arabs, both Muslims and Christians."

Earlier, the House Speaker conferred with MP Wael Abu Faour and former Minister Ghazi Aridi over hour issues of concern, especially the government formation issue.

Source: National News Agency