Bassil left Beirut Tuesday for Brazil to discuss relations between the two countries, meet members of the Lebanese diaspora and watch the World Cup final games. (TDS/Mohammad Azakir)
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Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil called Sunday for unity between Lebanon's Christians and Muslims, accusing Israel of fueling inter-Arab conflicts to protect its security, the National News Agency reported.Bassil said that there is an intention to divide the Lebanese between Muslims and Christians and create rivalry among them, stressing "the importance and essentiality of Lebanese unity".Separately, Bassil made comments advocating the Lebanese expatriates' right to vote in parliamentary elections and called for a wide participation of the Lebanese expatriate community in the the energy conference in February 2015 .
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