23 January 2013, 19:09

Russia, Lebanon to boost military-tech ties

Russia, Lebanon to boost military-tech ties

Russia and Lebanon are interested in boosting bilateral military-tech cooperation, Russia’s President Vladimir Putin told his Lebanese counterpart Michel Suleiman at a meeting in Putin’s residence near-Moscow.

The Russian leader praised long-lasting ties with Lebanon and congratulated President Suleiman on winning a prize of the Foundation of the Unity of Orthodox Nations.

Mr. Suleiman, on his part, highly assessed Russia’s peacemaking efforts in the Middle East and confirmed that the two countries share a stance on the Syrian conflict.

Voice of Russia, RIA, TASS

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