Friday, 15 Nov 2019

Italian Defense Minister arrives in Beirut on two-day official visit

Italian Defense Minister, Elisabetta Trenta, landed in Beirut on a private jet on a two-day official visit to Lebanon. She is the first Italian official to visit Lebanon since the new Italian government was formed on June 1, 2018.

The Italian defense minister is scheduled to meet President Michel Aoun, Speaker Nabih Berri and Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri and discuss bilateral relations.

She will also take part in the hand-over ceremony to be held tomorrow (Tuesday) at the UNIFIL headquarters in southern Lebanon between General Michael Beary and General Stefano Del Cole.

The Italian minister left the Beirut Airport, heading straight to Ain al-Tineh to meet with Speaker Berri.

Source: National News Agency

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