| 8 December 2021, Wednesday |

Biden to Aoun: “Affirming our continuous support for Lebanon”

US President Joe Biden, sent a telegram to the Lebanese President General Michel Aoun, congratulating him on the occasion of Independence Day, stressing his country’s support for the Lebanese people, especially at a time when they are facing contemporary challenges.
The US President praised the historical partnership between the two countries.
Biden noted that, “On the occasion of Independence Day, I would like to extend to the Lebanese people, and on behalf of the American people, my best wishes. Both Lebanon and the United States of America have a long, historic partnership relations, due to the rooted friendship between our two peoples.”
He added, “At a time when the Lebanese people are facing contemporary challenges at the present time, I would like to assure your Excellency that the United States of America continues to stand by your side.”