After his meeting with Prime Minister-designate Najib Mikati in New York, US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken indicated that he had a fruitful meeting with Mikati, and the need for timely presidential elections and the need to implement reforms were discussed. to support the Lebanese people.
He stressed that “the United States will continue to work with Lebanon to achieve peace and prosperity.”
The meeting was attended by Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants Abdullah Bou Habib, Lebanon’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Amal Mudallali, and Mikati’s diplomatic advisor, Ambassador Boutros Asaker. On the American side, Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Victoria Nuland, and the American mediator in the maritime border demarcation negotiations, Amos Hochstein, attended.