The meeting, which lasted for an hour, was followed by Minister Abdullahian saying: We were honored today to meet the Speaker of Parliament, Mr. Nabih, where we talked with him about many matters of common interest, and there was a common emphasis in this honorable meeting on the need to strengthen cooperation between the two brotherly countries in various fields. It also emphasized the importance of the role played by the valiant Lebanese resistance in confronting the Zionist entity, and stressed to the President, during the meeting we gathered, the permanent and firm readiness of the Islamic Republic of Iran to stand by Lebanon, supporting and assisting it in the face of all the difficulties and problems it faces at this stage.
He added: There was also a sharing of views with his country that all regional files should be resolved by the people of the region themselves. We have positively evaluated the continuation of the pace of Iranian-Saudi negotiations, and we consider that the presence of foreign powers in the region is the main factor that works to destabilize security and stability. And finding problems throughout the region. We also spoke with his country about the latest developments in the Afghan file.
Abdullahian concluded: Once again, through you, I confirm the assertion of the Islamic Republic of Iran that it will always support and assist Lebanon by the side of brotherly Lebanon to get rid of the burdens and problems it suffers from in various fields.
The Chairman of the Council also received Dr. Tharwat Al-Zahr.
In the afternoon, Speaker Berri met with the Secretary-General of the Higher Relief Commission, Major General Muhammad Khair.