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Sarraf meets Austrian counterpart, discusses means to bolster military cooperation

Caretaker National Defense Minister, Yacoub Al-Sarraf, met this Tuesday with Austrian Defense Minister, Mario Kunasek, and the accompanying delegation currently visiting Lebanon, with talks touching on ways to strengthen ties between, especially in the military field and in terms of civil-military cooperation.

During the meeting, it was agreed to continue studying the prospects of cooperation via the Austrian military attache in Lebanon.

The situations in Lebanon and the region were discussed, in addition to the issue of Syrian displacement in Lebanon and the return of terrorists who participated in the wars of the region to Europe.

During the meeting, Sarraf praised the work of the Austrian contingent operating within the UNIFIL in South Lebanon.

Kunasek had placed a wreath on the memorial of Lebanese Army martyrs upon his arrival at the Defense Ministry.

Source: National News Agency