Tehran welcomes formation of new Lebanese government

February 1, 2019

TEHRAN – Tehran has welcomed formation of new government in Lebanon, expressing hope it will strengthen friendship among Lebanese parties and prepare the ground for further development of the country. 

“The Islamic Republic of Iran congratulates the Lebanese government and nation on the formation of new government, which was an outcome of sympathy and understanding among all Lebanese groups and clans,” Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Thursday.

This success “shows the will of a nation and its leaders to shape their future within the framework of independence and without any foreign pressure,” he added, according to the Foreign Ministry website.

MH/PA

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