Miqati Telephones Assad, Praises Syrian People’s Support for his Leadership


Prime Minister-designate Najib Miqati praised in a telephone call with Syrian President Bashar Assad on Thursday the Syrian people’s support for his leadership.

The premier also lauded them for obstructing attempts to create strife given the recent demonstrations in Syria.

Miqati and Assad also addressed developments in the Middle East.

Earlier on Thursday, the prime minister-designate held talks on local and regional developments with former French Prime Minister Laurent Fabius in the presence of the French Ambassador to Lebanon.

Miqati also met with the Egyptian Ambassador to Lebanon Ahmed al-Bedewi.