Zeaiter welcomes Zasypkin, hails Russia role in fighting terrorism

November 24, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) Minister of Public Works and Transportation, Ghazi Zeaiter, on Tuesday welcomed at his office in the ministry with Russian Ambassador to Lebanon, Alexander Zasypkin.

“The meeting was devoted to discussing the fields of transportation and airplanes, whereby we had convergent viewpoint on developing and bolstering the bilateral relations,” the diplomat told reporters following the meeting.

For his part, Zeaiter heaped praise on the efforts exerted by the Russian Federation in order to fight spiraling terrorism.

He also highlighted the necessity to entrench ties between Lebanon and Russia on all levels, indicating that there will be additional meetings between the two sides.