LEBANON, ARMENIA VOW TO ENHANCE TIES

Armenian President, Serzh Sargsyan, met here with his Lebanese counterpart, Michel Aoun, on Thursday, with both sides pledging to enhance bilateral cooperation.

According to a statement, released by the Armenian presidency, Sargsyan expressed Armenia’s interest in deepening ties with “friendly” Lebanon, and is confident that Aoun’s visit to Armenia would “open a new page in our relations.”

For his part, Aoun expressed hope, to enhance relations between the two nations.

“There are a lot of areas we can work in, for the benefit of our two countries,” Aoun was quoted as saying.

The Lebanese president has been on an official two-day visit to Armenia, since Wednesday.

Lebanon is home to an influential Armenian community, which occupies six seats in the 128-member Lebanese parliament.

Source: NAM News Network