Connelly after Meeting Hariri: We are Worried about Any Action that May Destabilize Lebanonإقرأ هذا الخبر بالعربية
U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon Maura Connelly stressed Friday the United States' commitment to Lebanon's sovereignty and independence and the importance of strong and effective institutions.
She said after holding talks with Prime Minister Saad Hariri in the Center House that the United States is worried about any action that may destabilize Lebanon and its sovereignty.
She reiterated the positions of the U.N., France, Turkey, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia in supporting the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, which she said should be allowed to continue its functioning without external interference.
The talks between Connelly and Hariri also focused on bilateral ties, on which she stated that the U.S.'s security and economic aid to Lebanon will bolster partnership with the Lebanese government and help build strong state institutions and a vital civil society