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Safadi from UNIFIL headquarters: Lebanon is adamant about preserving its oil and gas wealth

Minister of State for the Social and Economic Rehabilitation of Youth and Women, Violette Khairallah Safadi, on Wednesday visited UNIFIL headquarters in Naqoura, where she was welcomed by Head of the UNIFIL mission, General Commander Stefano del Col, and senior UNIFIL peacekeepers.

Upon arrival, Minister Safadi and Maj, Gen. del Col held a bilateral meeting, with talks reportedly touching on UNIFIL's mission and role in the women sphere, as well as the implementation of UN Resolution #1701 and its clauses.

Speaking to journalists, Minister Safadi pointed out that her visit comes to hold further communication with UNIFIL especially that the latter supports several associations concerned with women affairs in the South and up and down the country.

Safadi also wished the ongoing Lebanese-American talks over the demarcation of land and sea border all success, stressing that Lebanon is adamant about preserving its oil and gas resources.

Source: National News Agency