Egyptian Ambassador: Election of president Lebanese affair

Former President, Amine Gemayel, on Thursday received at his Bekfaya residence, Egyptian Ambassador to Lebanon, Nazih Al-Najjari.

Talks during the meeting reportedly touched on the most recent developments at the local and regional scenes.

“I’ve been keen on meeting with [President Amine Gemayel] for a briefing on his perception concerning the prevailing situation, especially amid the critical juncture that the nation currently witnesses,” he said.

As for Egypt’s stance concerning the Lebanese presidency, the Egyptian diplomat said that his country deemed this matter a strictly Lebanese affair.

“Lebanese political forces should seek agreement and elect a president through Lebanese efforts,” he added, warning of grave ramifications if presidential vacuum persists.

Source: National News Agency.