Williams Meets Shami: I Hope Air of Camaraderie Will Pervade in Cabinet


U.N. Special Coordinator for Lebanon Michael Williams hoped on Wednesday that the air of camaraderie would pervade in today's Cabinet session in accordance with respecting the Doha agreement and the ministerial statement.

He also hoped after holding talks with Foreign Minister Ali al-Shami that the government would be able to ease the tensions in Lebanon.

For his part, Shami stressed Lebanon's strong commitment to U.N. Security Council 1701, repeating its demand that Israel be pressured to withdraw from occupied Lebanese territory.