Aoun Meets with Hale, Discuss U.S. Support Into Beirut Blast Probe

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Aoun Meets with Hale, Discuss U.S. Support Into Beirut Blast Probe

President Michel Aoun held talks with US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale at the Presidential Palace in Baabda.

President Michel Aoun on Friday met with US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale at the Presidential Palace in Baabda, with talks featuring high on the latest developments in Lebanon, namely the massive Beirut explosion that rocked the city’s main port last week.

The meeting addressed the U.S. support in the Lebanese investigation into the catastrophic blast as well wasy that would help finalizing an agreement on the maritime border demarcation between Lebanon and Israel.

“We are very interested in the financial and economic reforms as well as combating corruption that would bring accountability and transparency,” said a statement from the US State Department ahead of hail’s visit.

Hale left the Baabda Palace without making a statement.

Source: Kataeb.org