The Foreign Minister of the Mountainous Karabagh Republic Georgi Petrossian met Tuesday with the President of Lebanon–General Emile Lahoud. Accompanying him were–a delegation from the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Lebanon Central Committee Armenian–Armenian Ambassador to Lebanon–Vahan Der-Ghevontian–and MKR Resettlement Coordinator–Serge Amirkhanian.
During the meeting–Petrossian and Lahoud discussed the current situation in Karabagh and discussed ongoing efforts to help resettle Armenian refugees from Azerbaijan.
Petrossian and Lebanese Parliament Member Hagop Pakradouni–along with the ARF Lebanon Central Committee delegation–also paid a visit to the Foreign Minister of Lebanon Faouzy Salloukh. This meeting also focused on the Karabagh conflict.
During his visit to Lebanon–Petrossian also visited His Holiness Catholicos Aram I and other spiritual leaders–the Aztag Daily Newspaper editorial offices–and the families of Vicken Zakarian and Mher Choulhajian–who were martyred during the war in Artsakh.