President of the Republic, Michel Aoun, on Friday welcomed at Baabda Palace a delegation from the “Arab Peace Group”.

The delegation included: former Yemeni President, Ali Nasser Muhammad, former Jordanian Minister of Interior, Engineer Samir Habashneh, member of the Central Committee of the “Fatah” movement, former ambassador to Lebanon, Abbas Zaki, and Messrs.: Akram Abdel Latif Jarab, Abdel Hussein Shaaban, Fahd Habashneh and Abu al-Fadl Baji.

At the beginning of the meeting, President Ali Nasser Mohamed conveyed the solidarity of the “Arab Peace Group” with Lebanon, as president, government and people, wishing President Aoun success in completing his national mission, calling for Lebanon to overcome the difficult circumstances it is going through.

President Mohamed expressed confidence in the people’s ability and presented the Arab situation in general, and the efforts made by the group to achieve its goals and spread peace through dialogue.

President Mohamed pointed out that the group made great efforts with a number of different parties in the Arab countries to reach a political solution to the existing crises, whether in Yemen or Syria or Libya.

After that, Minister Habashneh explained the stages of the group’s efforts and the reactions to them, referring to the conference that the group will hold after Eid al-Adha in Cairo, to evaluate the results of the contacts.

Ambassador Zaki also spoke about the situation in Palestine in light of the continued Israeli attacks.

For his part, Dr. Shaaban raised the importance of the “Human Academy for Convergence and Dialogue,” which President Aoun wanted as a space for dialogue that would practically lead to peace and consensus.

President Aoun:

For his side, the President welcomed the delegation, praising the efforts made by the group to achieve the goals for which it was established.

President Aoun asserted the importance of a unified position among Arab countries that suffer from divisions and differences that are reflected in their peoples and their peace and stability.

In addition, President Aoun focused on the importance of Arab cooperation in the economic field and the convergence of the group of eastern countries with the Gulf states in a single economic market that will have a great impact on the renaissance of these countries and their peoples.

Finally, the President considered that Arab solidarity has been shaken by the events in the Arab countries, stressing that restoring cohesion and solidarity is the cornerstone of re-strengthening relations between these countries, “And there is no useful option other than that”.

Source: National News Agency

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President of the Republic, Michel Aoun, on Friday welcomed at Baabda Palace a delegation from the 'Arab Peace Group'.The delegation included: former Yemeni President, Ali Nasser Muhammad, former Jordanian Minister of Interior, Engineer Samir Habashneh, member of the Central Committee of the 'Fatah' movement, former ambassador to Lebanon, Abbas...