Sarraf tackles cooperation prospects with European Parliamentary delegation

Caretaker Minister of National Defense, Yaacoub Sarraf, received a delegation from the European Parliament on a visit Lebanon, with talks touching on the general situation in Lebanon and the region.

The delegation listened to the caretaker minister's approach to the current situation, especially the issues related to the crisis of Syrian refugees in Lebanon and the repercussions of this displacement on the Lebanese scene, especially at the economic and social levels.

Sarraf also briefed his guests on the repeated daily Israeli aggressions and Lebanon's rejection of any violation of its sovereignty.

The delegation expressed interest in cooperation between the two sides in various fields, uttering appreciation for "the efforts exerted by the Lebanese army, in cooperation with the UNIFIL, so as to maintain security and establish stability in Lebanon."

Source: National News Agency