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Mashnouq, Slovak official take up Lebanese European cooperation means

NNA – Interior and Municipalities Minister, Nuhad Mashnouq, met on Monday at his Ministry office with a delegation of Slovakia, led by Slovak Deputy Foreign Minister for European Affairs, Luca Sparizk, accompanied by Slovak Ambassador to Lebanon, Lobo Marmicko, and a number of Slovak Ministry officials.

The Slovak official’s visit to Beirut comes on the occasion of his country’s assumption of the current presidency of the European Union.

Talks reportedly dwelt on means of bolstering Lebanese-European cooperation between Lebanon and the EU, as well as bilateral relations.

Minister Mashnouq then met with German Ambassador to Lebanon, Martin Huth, with talks between the pair reportedly touching on means of strengthening bilateral ties.

Mashnouq also met with the Representative of the Secretary General of the United Nations in Lebanon, Ambassador Sigrid Kaag, where they discussed the general situation in Lebanon and the region, and the role of the United Nations in assisting Lebanon at all levels.

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