Berri welcomes Bouchkouj, emphasizes solidarity of Arab brotherhood

APRIL 16, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri welcomed the Secretary General of the Arab Inter-Parliamentary Union, Noureddine Bouchkouj, who said that “Speaker Berri, as usual, stressed the Arab solidarity and need to strengthen Arab brotherhood during the current circumstances that storm the region.”

Bouchkouj words came after meeting with Berri before noon today (Thursday) in Ain El-Tineh.

He added that they discussed the ongoing preparations for the 22 Arab Inter-Parliamentary Union Conference in Beirut, pointing out that Speaker Berri and the President of the Arab Parliamentary Union and the Kuwaiti National Assembly Speaker, Marzouq Al-Ghanim, have decided , after communicating with each other, to postpone the conference to another date which will be determined later.

Bouchkouj noted that the delay of the said conference which was scheduled to take place in Beirut is not related to Lebanon or the situation in it.

SOURCE: NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY- LEBANON