Lebanon today : Friday March 22 Top news

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Here are the top stories for Lebanon today:

Aoun may visit Syria if necessary

“If it is necessary to make a visit to Syria to solve issues between the two countries, then I will do it. If not, ambassadors and ministers can make these visits instead,” Aoun said.

US Sec of State Mike Pompeo and his wife Susan are on a regional tour, with a final stop in Lebanon Pompeo and his wife Susan are on a regional tour, with a final stop in Lebanon POOL/AFP
US Sec of State Mike Pompeo and his wife Susan are on a regional tour, with a final stop in Lebanon Pompeo and his wife Susan are on a regional tour, with a final stop in Lebanon POOL/AFP

What does Pompeo want from Lebanon?

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo landed in Beirut Putting curbs on Hezbollah and questioning its presence in the Lebanese parliament and cabinet will be top of the list on Pompeo’s first visit to the country. Pompeo’s first stop was a meeting with  Lebanon interior minister Raya al Hassan

Marat Kabayev
Marat Kabayev

Russia wants to increase  investments with Lebanon

“This is the right time to start mutual investments between the two countries. Russian businessmen have many innovative ideas that they want to be implemented in Lebanon,” Kabayev was quoted as saying by the National News Agency.