BEIRUT: Army Commander Gen. Jean Kahwagi received in Yarze Saturday the newly appointed U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon David Hale.
Hale, accompanied by the Embassy's military attaché Col. Antonio Banchs, discussed the general situation in Lebanon.
The new ambassador arrived in Lebanon last week and presented his credentials to President Michel Sleiman Friday.
Hale replaced former U.S. Ambassador Maura Connelly.