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Turkish-Lebanese ministerial meeting in Istanbul emphasizes brotherly relations

Feb 09

Turkish-Lebanese ministerial meeting in Istanbul emphasizes brotherly relations

NNA - The Lebanese ministerial delegation visiting the Turkish capital of Istanbul has held a meeting with the Turkish Minister of Trade, Ruhsar Peckan, with talks touching on bilateral ties.

The delegation includes Minister of Economy and Trade, Mansour Bteish, Minister of State for Foreign Trade, Hassan Murad, and ministry officials.

Baknan started the meeting by highlighting bilateral relations between Lebanon and Turkey, and tackling the main issues that fall within the framework of 'organizing economic and trade relations between the two countries, especially in terms of reactivating the work of the Lebanese-Turkish Joint Committee.'

Discussions dwelled on 'the need for coordination between the two countries in all international economic forums, especially at the WTO, and the signing of the maritime transport agreement between the two countries.'

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