BEIRUT (ARF Press Offices)–An ARF Lebanon delegation composed of central committee representative Hovig Mkitarian–and Lebanon’s Minister of Youth and Sports Sebouh Hovnanian–met with former Lebanese Prime Minister–Army commander–and opposition leader Minister General Michel Aoun on April 6–at his office in Paris.
The ARF presented its position on recent developmen’s in Lebanon and means to resolve the building political tension–proposing that dialogue is the only viable option and that the country’s various sides must participate in the formation of a government.
The ARF delegation also conveyed their support for the implementation of the 1989 Taif Agreement that constitutes a compromise among the Lebanese deputies–political groups–and parties–militias and leaders–in an attempt to tackle the structure of the political system and the sovereignty of the Lebanese state. They also spoke of the election process and the country’s election laws.
For his part–Aoun said that after his recent meetings with the leadership of the ARF–he fully grasps the party’s stance on issues–and conveyed his vision of what will unfold in Lebanon.
The Armenian leaders said they seek Aoun’s return to Lebanon to participate in the political process.
Aoun said that it is vital to continue meetings with the ARF–and envisioned future cooperation with the party in a variety of areas.