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Lebanese FM Wehbe: Greece an Important Partner

ATHENS — The Foreign Minister of Lebanon Charbel Wehbe characterised Greece an important partner adding that there are prospects for the further deepening of the already very good bilateral relations, especially in the sector of economy, in an interview with Athens-Macedonian News Agency on Sunday.

Clearly satisfied from the results of the official three-day visit to Athens, the Lebanese Foreign Minister characterised very positive his meetings both at trilateral level (Greece, Cyprus, Lebanon) as well as his bilateral meetings with his Greek counterpart Nikos Dendias and Cyprus FM Christodoulides.

Especially on his meeting with Dendias, he said that it was held "on a very friendly basis" noting that Greece and Lebanon share the same views. "We have the same values, the same history. We and Greece are building a strong relation and I hope that we will deepen it even more in the future, particularly regarding the economic cooperation".

He also underlined that both Greece and Cyprus are the countries that are closer to Lebanon among the other EU countries, as they are aware of the Mediterranean attitude and what means stability and safety in the region of eastern Mediterranean. "We belong to the region of eastern Mediterranean and we understand each other very well and with sincerity. Our relations with Greece and Cyprus are very positive" he said.

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