Beirut, 17 November 2021 (TDI): Foreign Minister of Lebanon, Abdullah BouHabib, has met Turkish Foreign Minister, Mevlut Cavosoglu in Beirut. The purpose of the meeting is to bridge the diplomatic blockade between GCC and Beirut.

The meeting took place on 16 November in a bid to call for dialogue to end the diplomatic crisis. Turkish FM pledged support to Beirut in regards to ending the GCC crisis.


Turkish FM pledges support to resolve the crisis

The Lebanese authorities have called for dialogue with Saudi and GCC representatives. Qatar has also offered to mediate talks between Beirut and Riyadh. ‘We are saddened by the crisis between Lebanon and the Arab Gulf countries,’ Cavusoglu said after meeting Lebanese Foreign Minister Abdullah Bou Habib, on Tuesday.

‘Beirut will emerge stronger from the crisis,’ Cavosoglu wrote as a guest columnist for a Lebanese newspaper.

Meetings

The Turkish FM has discussed the multilateral issues in high-level official meetings with the Lebanese leadership. Lebanese President, Michel Aoun and Prime Minister, Najib Mikati held a meeting with Cavosoglu.

The political crisis threatens the democracy

Turkey’s aid to Beirut is unconditional, the Turkish ambassador announced yesterday. Turkey seeks Stability and Security in the Levant region. Cavosoglu also met with Lebanese ministers from Transport, Culture, and other ministries to discuss increased cooperation.  Turkish Foreign Minister also called for holding elections on time in the country.

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