Lebanon – Conversation between Jean-Yves Le Drian and the Prime Minister of Lebanon – Communiqué issued by the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs (28 Apr. 2020)


M. Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, had a conversation with Mr Hassan Diab, Prime Minister of Lebanon.

During this first conversation, the Minister took stock of the medical support provided by France to Lebanon in the context of the health crisis.

He recalled that, on the basis of the work begun by the Lebanese authorities, concrete and credible measures must be taken swiftly to address the Lebanese people’s expectations and restore confidence in Lebanon’s economy. He emphasized that, on this basis, France stands ready to support Lebanon and the Lebanese Government in economic, political and social reforms in response to the crisis the country is experiencing, in the interest of all Lebanese people.