YEREVAN (Noyan Tapan)–Armenian Ambassador to Lebanon Areg Hovhannissian had a protocol meeting with Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri and Prime Minister Rafik Hariri on January 21 and 22 respectively.
According to the ministry of foreign affair’s public relations department–during the meetings the sides stressed the need for further deepening of the centuries-old Armenian-Lebanese ties. In this connection–the meeting participants pointed out the need for deepening economic ties and boosting inter-parliamentary relations.
Ambassador Hovhannissian forwarded greetings and messages from Armenian colleagues Armen Khachatrian and Andranik Markarian to Berri and Hariri. Parliament Speaker Berri also confirmed his invitation to Armen Khachatrian to visit Lebanon.