Bassil meets Lacroix, accompanying UN delegation
"The UN delegation held a "very good" meeting with Minister Bassil"- Lacroix said
12 Mar 2019
Lebanon - Minister of Foreign Affairs, Gebran Bassil, met Tuesday with United Nations' Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix,, accompanied by UNIFIL Commander Major General Stefano Del Col, UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon Jan Kubis, and Director UN Middle East Division Susanne Rose.
Speaking to reporters following the talks, Lacroix said that the UN delegation held a "very good" meeting with Minister Bassil, where they discussed the work of the UNIFIL and its cooperation with the Lebanese authorities, as well as with the civil and local authorities and the Lebanese Armed Forces.
"We agreed that this cooperation is highly important," Lacroix added.
"We are trying to preserve the calm situation in our Area of Operations and we will continue our active and supportive role," he went on to say.
"We would like to carry on the good cooperation with the Lebanese authorities," he stressed.