Lebanon to receive President Alain Berset for a state visit

Staatsbesuch Libanon 2018
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Switzerland and Lebanon have reaffirmed the wish to further deepen their traditionally strong ties. On Monday in Beirut, President Alain Berset expressed Switzerland’s solidarity with Lebanon, which has been severely affected by the Syrian crisis. In talks with Lebanese President Michel Aoun, Prime Minister Saad Hariri and Parliamentary Speaker Nabih Berri, Mr Berset discussed how cooperation on migration, humanitarian aid and on economic affairs could be improved.