Lebanon – Meeting between Jean-Marc Ayrault and Walid Jumblatt (Paris, March 11, 2016)


Jean-Marc Ayrault, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development, received Walid Jumblatt, member of the Lebanese Parliament and leader of the Progressive Socialist Party.

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He reaffirmed France’s support for Lebanon, its institutions and its army and stressed the need for Lebanon’s political leaders to continue their efforts to elect a president without delay and to rebuild the country’s institutions.

The meeting also focused on the regional situation and the Syrian crisis, which is threatening to destabilize Lebanon. Jean-Marc Ayrault underscored the need to lend increased support to Lebanon, following the international conference that took place in London.