Iran Urges Consensus on Election of Lebanon’s President

Iran Urges Consensus on Election of Lebanon’s President

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – It is necessary for all Lebanese parties and groups to arrive at a compromise on the election of a president, Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian said.

In a meeting with Iran’s ambassador to Lebanon, held in Tehran, Foreign Minister Amirabdollahian praised the envoy for his hard work and said efforts should continue to strengthen the political and economic relations between the two countries.

He also highlighted Lebanon's position and role in the axis of resistance against the aggressor Zionist regime.

Amirabdollahian reiterated that the Lebanese parties and groups need to reach a consensus to elect a president and called on them to expedite the process. “It seems that the countries in the region are also paying attention to this issue and are trying to help resolve it.”

For his part, the ambassador gave a report on the latest developments in his place of mission as well as bilateral ties between Iran and Lebanon, the Foreign Ministry reported.

Mojtaba Amani also discussed the Zionist regime’s aggression against Lebanon and the Lebanese resistance and people.

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