Palestinian president to arrive in Lebanon for three-day visit

Abbas was invited to Lebanon by President Michel Suleiman and will meet with speaker of Lebanon's parliament Nabih Berri.

Palestinian president to arrive in Lebanon for three-day visit

World Bulletin / News Desk

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is scheduled to arrive in Lebanon on Wednesday for a three-day visit to discuss the issue of Palestinian refugees, reported Ma'an.

Palestinian flags and photos of the president have been placed along the roadside leading away from Beirut airport, a Ma'an correspondent said.

Abbas was invited to Lebanon by President Michel Suleiman and will meet with speaker of Lebanon's parliament Nabih Berri and other officials from prominent Lebanese political parties.

Abbas is expected to discuss recent sectarian violence in Lebanon related to the ongoing conflict in Syria and the position of Palestinian refugees in the country.

The president has urged Palestinian factions not to intervene in internal Lebanese affairs.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 03 Temmuz 2013, 14:19
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