President Aoun Arrives in Russia for State Visit

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President Aoun Arrives in Russia for State Visit

President Michel Aoun on Monday arrived in Moscow for an official two-day visit during which he will meeting with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, and Parliament Speaker Vyacheslav Viktorovich Volodin.

Aoun was received at the Vnukovo International Airport by the Russian president’s Middle East envoy and Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov, head of the State Protocol Department at the Foreign Ministry Igor Bogdashev, and Russian Ambassador to Lebanon Alexander Zasypkin.

The delegation accompanying President Aoun includes Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil and main advisor Mireille Aoun Hachem.

Aoun is set to meet with Lebanese expatriates at the Lebanese embassy tonight.