07 November 2016 21:08
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (L) meets with Lebanese President Michel Aoun, upon his arrival to the presidential palace in Baabda, near Beirut, Lebanon November 7, 2016. (photo by REUTERS)
Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif has met with Lebanese new elected President Michel Aoun on Monday evening and has discussed issues of mutual interest.
The meeting took place in Baabda Palace in Beirut.
Immediately after his arrival in Beirut, Zarif went to Baabda Palace to meet President Aoun; IRNA reported.
This is the first meeting of President Aoun after taking office in Lebanon.
General Michel Aoun was elected one week ago on absolute majority of votes cast in his favor by the Lebanese representatives. He is now the 13th president of Lebanon.