BERRI TALKS CURRENT SITUATION WITH INTERLOCUTORS

House Speaker, Nabih Berri, on Friday received at his Ain Tineh residence Caretaker Information Minister, Melhem Riachy, with talks reportedly touching on the current situation. Speaker Berri then met with "National Dialogue" Party head, MP Fouad Makhz...

House Speaker, Nabih Berri, on Friday received at his Ain Tineh residence Caretaker Information Minister, Melhem Riachy, with talks reportedly touching on the current situation.

Speaker Berri then met with "National Dialogue" Party head, MP Fouad Makhzoumi, who congratulated Berri on his re-election as head of the legislative council.

Makhzoumi heaped praises on Speaker Berri's moderate political line and astuteness in tackling national affairs, a manner which sets the foundations of stability and balance in the country.

Makhzoumi also pointed out discussions also covered regional developments, whereby he stressed the "need to accelerate the formation of the new government in light of the simmering economic situation."

On the other hand, Berri received Armenia's Ambassador to Lebanon, Armenian Ambassador to Lebanon Samuel Mkrtchyan, who handed him a letter from his Armenian counterpart, Ara Babloyan, congratulating him on his re-election as head of the legislative council.

The visit was a chance to dwell on most recent developments and the bilateral ties.

Berri also received a congratulatory cable on his election from head of the Iraqi National Wisdom Movement, Ammar al-Hakim.

This afternoon, Berri welcomed a delegation of the Homenetmen Sports Club.

Source: National News Agency