President of the Republic, Michel Aoun, met at Baabda palace on Tuesday, with the US Ambassador to Lebanon, Elizabeth Richard.
Talks reportedly touched on the general situation in Lebanon and the bilateral relations.
On emerging, Ambassador Richard said discussions also dwelt on developments in the South, affirming her country's support to Lebanon and the need to form a new government.
On the other hand, President Aoun met with Caretaker Culture Minister, Dr. Ghattas Khoury, with whom he held a tour d'horizon on most recent political developments and the path of forming the new government in light of recent proposals.
Minister Khoury pointed out that contacts are currently undertaken to overcome hurdles standing in the way of the birth of the new government. He added talks also dwelt on topics related to the Ministry of Culture.
At the parliamentary level, Aoun received MP Mustafa Hussein, with the latest political developments in the country featuring high on their talks.
MP Hussein hoped that a national government would be formed in which all the Lebanese would be represented, especially the so-called Christian and Islamic minorities, especially the Alawite sect.
The current situation in the Chouf Mountain especially with respect to the recent Jahilieh incidents topped discussions between President Aoun and former MP Fadi al-Awar, who called on the President today at the Baabda palace.
Among Baabda presidential palace for today had been the new Melkite Catholic Metropolitan of Beirut and Mount Lebanon, Archbishop Georges Bakaouni and the former Metropolitan Archbishop Cyrill Salim Bustros.
A delegation of the Syndicate of transit trucks' owners, also visited Aoun today at the Baabda, with talks featuring high on an array of affairs relevant to the transportation sector in Lebanon.
Source: National News Agency