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Berri congratulates Obama hoping support to Lebanon continues

Wed 07 Nov 2012 at 14:08
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NNA - Speaker of the Parliament Nabih Berri cabled the American President, Barack Obama, to congratulate him on his re-election, saying "we in Lebanon look forward to the continuation of the USA support to Lebanon's stability.



Separately, Berri met today (Wednesday) before noon in Ain El-Tineh with Italian Deputy Foreign Minister Stefan De Mistura, the accompanied delegation and the Italian ambassdor to Lebanon Giuseppe Morabito. Discussions reportedly featured high on current developments.



Following the meeting, De Mistura said that the meeting with Speaker Berri was excellent, pointing out that it aimed at stressing their concern in the situation in Lebanon and the region.



He added that they have full trust that the Lebanese people would succeed in avoiding the repercussions of the crisis which storm the region, confirming that the European Union (EU) will continue backing stability in Lebanon.



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