Sarraf meets US, Armenia ambassadors

Caretaker National Defense Minister, Yaacoub al-Sarraf, on Thursday welcomed in his office at the ministry, the US ambassador to Lebanon, Elizabeth Richard, who confirmed her country's support to the Lebanese State, its security and stability.

Minister Sarraf, for his part, deplored the recurrent Israeli attacks against Lebanese sovereignty, by sea, air and land.

Discussions also covered bilateral relations, including US aid to the Lebanese army, and the general situation in Lebanon and the region.

On the other hand, Sarraf received in his office Armenia's Ambassador to Lebanon, Samvel Mkrtchian, with talks centering on preparations underway for the Armenian Defense Minister's upcoming visit to Lebanon on November 2nd.

Source: National News Agency