Kaag: International group is present to support Lebanon at UN meeting

November 20, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) Prime Minister, Tammam Salam met on Friday afternoon UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon, Sigrid Kaag and Deputy United Nations Special Coordinator, Philippe Lazzarini.

“UN’s meeting next Wednesday is very important and we are looking forward to finding a solution to the Lebanese impasse, especially that the international group is present there to support Lebanon,” Kaag stressed.

Kaag praised the work of the Lebanese security apparatuses, expressing full support to the Army and security apparatuses.

Discussions between both sides touched as well on stability and security in Lebanon, particularly after the tragic incident last week in Bourj Barajneh as well as the presidential elections and the electoral law.

Also Kaag said that the UN is looking forward to the material needs related to the growth and development of the Lebanese economy, in addition to the assistance of Syrian and Palestinian refugees.