Sarraf Meets Firouznia, Kardel in Yarzeh
Caretaker Defense Minister Yaacoub Sarraf held talks on Saturday at his ministry office in Yarzeh, the Iranian Ambassador to Lebanon Mohammad-Jalal Firouznia, where discussions highlighted the general situation in Lebanon and the region, as well as the bilateral ties between the two countries, the National News Agency reported on Saturday.
Sarraf also met with the United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon, Pernille Dahler Kardel, who paid him a farewell visit upon winding up his mission in Lebanon, NNA added.
The pair dwelt on the issue of the Syrian refugees and its repercussions on the economic and security situation in Lebanon, in the wake of the rise in the number of displaced Syrians convicted by the military court, said the agency.
Talks also tackled the issue of the terrorists who entered Syria and the danger they pose to regional and international communities.
Finally, they discussed the issue of the alleged tunnels on the southern border and Lebanon's commitment to international laws and resolutions, especially the UN Resolution 1701.