UN Chief Guterres welcomes formation of New Lebanese Government

UN Chief Guterres welcomes formation of New Lebanese Government
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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres welcomes the Lebanese presidency announcement on the formation of a new government and intends to cooperate with the country’s Prime Minister Hassan Diab, UN spokesperson Stephane Dujarric has said, APA reports citing Sputnik.

"The Secretary-General welcomes the announcement of the formation of a new Government of Lebanon today. He looks forward to working with Prime Minister Hassan Diab and the incoming Council of Ministers, including in support of Lebanon’s reform agenda and to address the pressing needs of its people," the spokesman said in a statement late Tuesday.

According to the statement, Guterres reiterated the UN's commitment to supporting Lebanon’s sovereignty, stability and political independence.

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