Sheikh Mohammed meets Aoun at Baabda Palace.
Your feedback is important to us!
We invite all our readers to share with us their views and comments about this article.
Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) whose content is submitted. The Daily Star accepts no responsibility for the content of comment(s), including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Please note that your email address will NOT appear on the site.
Alert: If you are facing problems with posting comments, please note that you must verify your email with Disqus prior to posting a comment. follow this link to make sure your account meets the requirements. (http://bit.ly/vDisqus)
The Foreign Minister of Qatar visited Lebanon Wednesday, the second senior Gulf official to visit Beirut since President Michel Aoun's election, signaling renewed support after ties had recently turned sour. Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdel-Rahman al-Thani arrived Wednesday and headed directly to the presidential palace in Baabda to meet with Aoun. Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamid al-Thani congratulated Aoun on his election and expressed hopes that Lebanon will reclaim its role in the region. He also extended an invitation to Aoun to visit Doha in the future. "We remember the help Qatar offered Lebanon in 2006 as well as the pivotal role it played in the Doha agreement," Bassil said.He added that Lebanon would not forget the economic and financial support Qatar provided in the past and that he is looking forward to improving ties in the near future.The Qatari delegation's trip follows Saudi, Egyptian and Iranian representatives' visits to Lebanon since the presidential election.
Alaa Abou Fakher to be laid to rest Thursday
Army hands over soldier accused of Abou Fakher killing to judiciary
Army arrests soldier suspected of Khaldeh shooting
FOLLOW THIS ARTICLE