French President Emmanuel Macron indicated that his meeting with his Lebanese counterpart, Michel Aoun, at the Elysee Palace on Monday, was “rich,” adding that the paid engaged in “intensive” talks.
“France will work with Lebanon and the United Nations to face the Syrian refugees’ crisis,” Macron maintained, hailing Lebanon’s efforts in hosting the displaced.
“The meeting only increased our common belief regarding the necessity to work on facing challenges,” Macron told a joint press conference.
“Lebanon must remain a model of pluralism, tolerance, and democracy. I commend the progress that took place in the country since the election of the president of the republic. Lebanon has made a remarkable advance on the levels of endorsing a new election law and fighting terrorism,” the French President said.