Canadian Foreign Minister arrives in Beirut

Canada's Foreign Minister, Stephane Dion, accompanied by two Canadian MPs of Lebanese origin, Eva Nassif and Marwan Tabara, arrived on Friday night in Beirut on a three-day visit.

The Canadian Minister is scheduled to meet with the Lebanese President Michel Aoun to congratulate him on his election as a president.

Later he will meet with Speaker of the House, Nabih Berri, Caretaker PM, Tammam Salam, Prime Minister-designate, Saad Hariri and Caretaker Foreign and Expatriates Minister, Gebran Bassil, to tackle the current situation in Lebanon and the region, as well as bilateral ties between Lebanon and Canada.

On the other hand, German Expatriates Minister, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, left Beirut on Friday night heading to Germany on a private plane.

Also, Turkish Foreign Minister, Mevlut Cavusoglu, left Beirut on Friday night heading to Turkey on a private plane.

Source: National News Agency