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Lebanese defense minister hails Iranˈs contribution to regional stability

Beirut, Jan 10, IRNA -- Lebanese Defense Minister Fayez Ghosn lauded Iranian contribution to stability in regional states, especially Lebanon, saying that Foreign Minister Salehiˈs visit of Egypt is a significant political move.

He made the remarks in a meeting with the Iranian Ambassador to Lebanon Ghazanfar Roknabadi who delivered Iranian defense ministerˈs message of congratulations on the new year to Ghosn.

Referring to the current crisis in Syria and their impact on the neighboring states, Lebanon in particular, he added, ˈWe have done our best to prevent adverse impacts of the Syrian crisis on Lebanon.ˈ

Roknabadi, for his part, commented on Iranˈs efforts to end the crisis in the Arab country and hoped that the peace efforts will be materialized soon.

He said that the Islamic Republic of Iran is ready to transfer its experience in various fields to Lebanon, calling for enhanced cooperation in all fields.

Meanwhile, Lebanese Army Commander General Jean Qahwaji said in a meeting with Roknabadi that Iran has played a great part in maintaining stability in regional states, especially Lebanon.




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