Jreissati, Lazzarini tackle upcoming elections, overall situation

Minister of Justice, Salim Jreissati, met at his office in the ministry the UN Deputy Special Coordinator for Lebanon, Philippe Lazzarini, with talks touching on the long-awaited parliamentary elections.Discussions also touched on the general situation...

Minister of Justice, Salim Jreissati, met at his office in the ministry the UN Deputy Special Coordinator for Lebanon, Philippe Lazzarini, with talks touching on the long-awaited parliamentary elections.

Discussions also touched on the general situation in the region, especially under the threats made by the Israeli enemy to launch attacks on the Islamic Republic of Iran, Jressati said in the wake of the meeting.

"We exchanged views on this subject and we expressed reassurance to the situation in Lebanon and the region," he added, quoting his guest as "committed, in accordance with the principles of the United Nations, to bringing peace where there should be, especially in this volatile region."

"We also tackled matters related to the national strategy to fight corruption, with the contribution of Mr. Lazzarini and his team to the development of this strategy," the minister concluded.

Source: National News Agency