Patriarch Al-Rai resumes mediation between Aoun and Hariri to form government

SourceArab News
SectorEconomy
CountryLebanon

Patriarch Al-Rai resumes mediation between Aoun and Hariri to form government Patriarch Al-Rai resumes mediation between Aoun and Hariri to form government Patriarch Al-Rai resumes mediation between Aoun and Hariri to form government Lebanese Maronite Patriarch Bechara Boutros Al-Rai meets with Lebanon’s President Michel Aoun at the presidential palace in Baabda, Lebanon, July 15, 2020. (Reuters) Short Url Follow @arabnews Patriarch Al-Rai resumes mediation between Aoun and Hariri to form government Al-Rai is pushing for a meeting between Aoun and Hariri as part of his efforts to accelerate the formation of the government Aoun spoke of the “possibility” of a meeting between him and the prime minister-designate, Saad Hariri, but did not specify a date for the meeting Updated 07 January 2021 Follow @arabnews BEIRUT: Lebanese President Michel Aoun on Thursday met Christian Patriarch Bechara Boutros Al-Rai, who is unhappy with the delay in forming a government due to the conditions put forward by the president. The meeting took place as Israeli warplanes violated Lebanese airspace following a similar breach of Lebanese waters on Wednesday night, when Israeli soldiers on a gunboat fired at Lebanese fishing boats, according to the Lebanese army command. The Aoun-Al-Rai talks continued for 45 minutes. Afterwards, Aoun said that the purpose of the meeting was to wish each...read more...