Lebanese PM calls for stronger economic ties
After completing his contacts in Ankara, Lebanese Prime Minister Fouad Siniora yesterday proceeded to Istanbul. Speaking at a Turkish-Lebanese business meeting organized by the Foreign Economic Relations Board (DEIK), Siniora said, "We're aware of the importance of the Turkish economy." Calling for stronger bilateral economic ties between the two countries, he stated that Lebanon also has a dynamic economy, despite difficult conditions. Siniora also met with President Abdullah Gul during his official visit.