Aoun Travels to Armenia to Attend Francophonie Summit

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President Michel Aoun departed on Wednesday leading an official delegation to Armenia to partake in the 17th Summit of the International Organisation of la Francophonie (IOF) in Yerevan on October 11-12, the National News Agency reported on Wednesday.

The delegation included caretaker Minister of Culture Ghattas Khoury, caretaker Tourism Minister Avedis Kedanian and several other officials, NNA said.

Caretaker Foreign Minister Jebran Bassil is expected to join the delegation later on along with several ambassadors and diplomats, it added.

The President is planned to deliver a speech at the Summit tomorrow. He will meet with attending state leaders on the sidelines of the summit.

SourceNaharnet
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Thumb s.o.s 2 months

Never ever have I see a politician travel this often with a fleet of MEA aircrafts

Thumb ex-fpm 2 months

Waste more of the Tax Payers' money and drag along your entourage including your daughters presidential advisors.

Thumb justin 2 months

الرئيس عون وحيدًا.. والمستشارون يتسوقون

نقل عن مستشار سابق أنه وجد رئيس الجمهورية ميشال عون وحيداً في نيويورك ولما سأله عن المسؤولين والمستشارين المرافقين أجاب “عم يتسوّقوا” بحسب ما جاء في اسرار الالهة في صحيفة “النهار”.

https://www.lebanese-forces.com/2018/10/10/aoun-297/

Thumb lubnani.masi7i 2 months

I cannot believe this villager has become a president enjoying all the privileges of a civilized person.

Thumb lubnani.masi7i 2 months

I cannot believe this villager has become a president enjoying all the privileges of a civilized person.

Thumb lubnani.masi7i 2 months

his stylist, his tailor, his mixologist, his historian, his barber, and his linguist.

Missing phillipo 2 months

I'm sorry but I don't understand, Francophone in Armenia?
I wonder how many (or should it be how few) Armenians speak French?

Thumb s.o.s 2 months

The French Armenian community is, by far, the largest in the European Union and the third largest in the world. Although the first Armenians settled in France in the Middle Ages, like most of the Armenian diaspora, the Armenian community in France was established by survivors of the Armenian Genocide of 1915.

Missing phillipo 2 months

I know that, so perhaps I should have said not Armenians, but living in Armenia.

Missing cimitero 2 months

is he taking with him the circus caravan of over 70 family members, relatives, cronies, hanger-ons and freeloaders that usually travel with him abroad or is yerevan not as highly prized a destination as new york or western europe the lebanese taxpayer wants to know

Thumb roflmfao 2 months

Dude mr Prez.. can you get your hands on a couple of cartons of Three Lords Whiskey.. we're spending the winter at the chalet in Faraya.. and although it was never fit for drinking it was the quickest most efficient way to light the chimneys.. they don't make it in Borj Hammoud anymore so maybe someone in Armenia got the trademark...

Thumb roflmfao 2 months

Dude mr Prez.. can you get your hands on a couple of cartons of Three Lords Whiskey.. we're spending the winter at the chalet in Faraya.. and although it was never fit for drinking it was the quickest most efficient way to light the chimneys.. they don't make it in Borj Hammoud anymore so maybe someone in Armenia got the trademark...

Thumb whyaskwhy 2 months

Our president...improving lebanon with every trip he and his 73 entourage take out of the country.