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Gemayel Meets with Newly Appointed British Ambassador to Lebanon

Kataeb leader Samy Gemayel on Thursday met with the newly appointed British ambassador to Lebanon Ian Collard, with talks featuring high on the latest developments in Lebanon and the region, namely the issue of the parliamentary elections. Talks stressed the importance for the parliamentary elections to be held on time, and for friendly countries and the international community to ensure that they are democratic and transparent so as to allow the Lebanese people to bring their true representatives to the Parliament.

COVID-19: France Tightens Testing Rules as British Travellers Rage at UK's 'Chaotic' Quarantine U-Turn

The Balearic Islands, which include the tourist hotspots of Ibiza, Majorca and Minorca, will be moved back to the amber travel list. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said the measure will take effect in England from 4am on Monday, which will coincide with changes to the rules on quarantine for people arriving from amber destinations.

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