Saad Hariri, the Prime Minister of Lebanon, in a message offered his nation’s condolences to the Islamic Republic of Iran on the death of ex-President Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani.
Lebanon’s new Prime Minister Saad Hariri and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held talks in Beirut on Tuesday afternoon.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the performance of Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah in Lebanon and the region is a source of pride for the entire Muslim world.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif deplored certain “angry” countries in the region for making the people of Syria and Yemen pay the price for their political games.
A senior Iranian trade official says that Iran can reach African markets through Lebanon as the country affects all economic activities in Africa.
Iran’s Mohammad Javad Zarif held talks with Lebanon’s newly-elected President Michel Aoun in Beirut, becoming the first foreign minister to meet with the Lebanese head of state.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will embark on a visit to Lebanon on Monday, which will later take him to three countries in the Eastern Europe.