NNA – Maronite Patriarch Beshara Rahi met Tuesday with Italy’s Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Marina Sereni, who came to Italy on top of a delegation.
Talks reportedly touched on the bilateral relations between Lebanon and Italy, in addition to the latest domestic developments.
The Patriarch later received Marada Movement leader, Sleiman Frangieh, accompanied by MP Farid Haikal Khazen.
Speaking to reporters following the meeting, Frangieh indicated that talks featured high on the political situation in the country.
“We stand by the side of the Patriarch; in case of divergent viewpoints, we hold discussions,” he said, regretting some officials’ failure to reach agreement.
Moreover, he hailed the mediation efforts exerted by House Speaker Nabih Berri.
Source: National News Agency-Lebanon