| 26 February 2024, Monday |

Defense minister receives a call from his Dutch counterpart

Caretaker Minister of National Defense, Maurice Slim, had a discussion with the Netherlands Defense Minister, Kajsa Ollongren, regarding developments in southern Lebanon and the region.

Ollongren emphasized the importance of de-escalation and advocated for a two-state solution in the future.

Slim highlighted the necessity of a just and comprehensive peace, aligning with relevant international resolutions for regional stability.

The call also covered the role of UNIFIL in southern Lebanon, with Slim underscoring Lebanon’s commitment to UNIFIL’s crucial work.

The conversation touched on the positive cooperation between the Lebanese army, UNIFIL, and the local community. Additionally, the ministers discussed bilateral military relations between their countries.

  • NNA