Egypt’s FM to meet with UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon

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Sun, 20 Sep 2020 - 08:44 GMT

FILE: Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry

FILE: Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry

CAIRO – 20 September 2020: Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry will will meet UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon Ján Kubiš on Sunday, according to  a statement from the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

 

They will tackle the international and regional issues of mutual concerns, particularly the situation in Lebanon.

 

Ján Kubiš will also hold a meeting with Secretary-General of the Arab League Ahmed Aboul Gheit to discuss the latest developments in the region, especially the situation in Lebanon following the bombing of the Beirut port, as well as the deterioration of the economic conditions in Lebanon.

 

On September 12, 2020, Ján Kubiš called for conducting a credible investigation into Beirut port explosion, which killed at more than 190 people and injured thousands.

 

With pain in our hearts we remember the victims of the devastating #BeirutBlast , forty days after. Only credible and transparent investigation, complete accountability and full justice can prevent repetitions of such tragedy, such crime.

— Jan Kubis (@UNJanKubis) September 12, 2020

 

Following the Beirut explosion, Egypt has sent dozens of medical and food aid to the Lebanese people to stand by them in their ordeal caused by the deadly blast.

 

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