Hariri, Rice discuss situation in Lebanon and region

APRIL 25, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) Former PM, Saad Hariri, met with United States National Security Advisor, Susan Rice, who asserted her country’s unwavering support of Lebanon’s sovereignty and the continuous aid to the Lebanese Armed Forces.

Discussions between Hariri and Rice touched on the situation in Lebanon, Syria, Iraq and Yemen. The US top official confirmed that the White House would continue to aid in the armament of the LAF.

Hariri also visited the Pentagon, headquarters of the US Ministry of Defence, where he met with Under Secretary of Defence Christine Wormuth. The two spoke of means to aid the LAF and Lebanese security forces in order to carry out their duties and combat terrorism.