Commissioner Várhelyi visits Lebanon

April 23, 2024
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Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Olivér Várhelyi visited Beirut on 22 April 2024 following the meeting of the European Council on 17-18 April, where the European leaders recalled the European Union‘s strong support for Lebanon and the Lebanese people in the difficult circumstances the country is experiencing domestically and due to regional tensions.



During his visit, Commissioner Várhelyi met with Speaker of the Parliament Nabih Berri, Prime Minister Najib Mikati, Minister of Foreign Affairs Abdallah Bou Habib, and the Commander of the Lebanese Armed Forces Joseph Aoun.



The Commissioner’s mission aimed to lay the groundwork for restarting dialogue and identify areas of reinforced cooperation.

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Countries covered:

  • Lebanon