Latorre reiterates Italian commitment to participation in UNIFIL

SEPTEMBER 3, 2014 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) With reference to the article published in some Lebanese newspapers on yesterday’s meeting between the Head of the Defense Commission of the Italian Senate, Nicola Latorre, and the Vice President of the Council of Ministers and Minister of Defense, Samir Mokbel, the Italian Embassy would like to clarify the following:

“President Latorre, who was accompanied by the Italian Ambassador to Lebanon Giuseppe Morabito – has reiterated the Italian commitment to the participation in UNIFIL peacekeeping mission. President Latorre underlined the necessity to support the Lebanese Armed Forces that represent the unity of the Country.

Lastly, Latorre praised the Lebanese Armed Forces commitment in the fight against terrorism.