Hariri will meet on Monday with US researchers, writers, experts in the Middle East affairs and heads of research centers and journalists

APRIL 26, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) The press office of former PM Saad Hariri, issued on Sunday the following press release: “Former Prime Minister Saad Hariri continues his visit to the United States and will deliver a lecture on Monday at the Wilson Center, attended by American researchers, writers and experts in the Middle East affairs as well as heads of research centers and journalists.

The lecture will focus on the situation in the region and the repercussions of the Syrian crisis on neighboring countries, especially on Lebanon in addition to the developments in the region and the challenges they face in light of the growing extremism and ways to support the forces of moderation.

The lecture will be followed by a dialogue between Former Prime Minister Hariri and the attendance.

Premier Hariri met last week with US Vice President Joe Biden, national security adviser Susan Rice, Secretary of State John Kerry and a number of the most prominent members of the Congress and Senate and discussed with them the situation in Lebanon and the region and focused particularly on the need to neutralize Lebanon from the repercussions of the Syrian crisis in addition to what is happening in the region.”

SOURCE: NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON