Bassil meets European parliamentary delegation, Turkish ambassador

FEBRUARY 18, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) Foreign and Expatriates Minister, Gebran Bassil, met on Wednesday a delegation from the Foreign Affairs Committee of the European Parliament presided by the committee’s head, Elmar Brok, and accompanied by the Ambassador of the European Union Angelina Eichhorst.

Brok said in the wake of the meeting that it was to express solidarity with Lebanon, especially that this country is shouldering a huge burden as it hosts a big number of displaced Syrians, adding that they tackled with the minister this crisis which won’t be solved except after resolving Syria’s situation.

Separately, Bassil welcomed Turkey’s ambassador to Lebanon Inan Ozyildiz.

SOURCE: NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY- LEBANON