Maronite Patriarch Cardinal Bechara Boutros Rahi, received this morning in Bkirki, the new Turkish Ambassador to Lebanon, Hakan Shakeel, who came on a protocol visit.
Ambassador Shakeel underlined the significance of Lebanese-Turkish relations, hoping these relations would be further consolidated at the various levels in the interest of both countries.
Patriarch Rahi also welcomed Russian Ambassador to Lebanon, Alexander Zasypkin.
On emerging, Ambassador Zasypkin said discussions touched on an array of matters, notably the importance of consecrating a peaceful solution in Syria that guarantees the return of the displaced Syrians to their homeland.
Zasypkin also underlined Russia's constant endeavor to adopt dialogue in resolving any dispute.
Source: National News Agency