Bassil holds talks with Serbian officials on bilateral ties
Caretaker Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Minister, Gebran Bassil, on Wednesday winded up his official visit to Serbia, where he held talks with senior Serbian officials on the bilateral ties between Lebanon and Serbia.
In this context, Minister Bassil met with the Serbian President, Prime Minister, House Speaker, and Vice PM, Foreign Minister.
Minister Basil held a joint press conference with his Serbian counterpart, Ivica Dacic, with both sides expressing determination to cooperate in the international podiums in the interest of both countries.
Bassil's visit to Serbia opened a new chapter in political, economic and trade relations between the two countries.
Talks asserted the need for cooperation to combat terrorism and extremism and to strengthen political, diplomatic and security cooperation between Lebanon and Serbia.
Serbian officials have also shown great interest in Lebanon's economic situation, stressing their readiness to support Lebanon wherever possible.
At the economic level, the Serbian president announced his country's readiness to increase the import of Lebanese agricultural and food products.
Serbian officials also expressed desire to form a joint Lebanese-Serb committee to discuss prospects for economic cooperation and trade activities' enhancement.
Source: National News Agency