MOSCOW, November 17. /TASS/. Lebanese Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants Gebran Bassil will pay a working visit to Moscow on November 17-19 at the invitation of Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a commentary released on Tuesday.
"During the negotiations on November 18, the foreign ministers of the two countries will discuss in detail topical issues of the international and regional agenda, including the situation in the Middle East and North Africa, with an emphasis on the situation in Syria, the problems of countering new challenges and threats, as well as the state of bilateral cooperation between Moscow and Beirut," the ministry said.
According to the Foreign Ministry, the Russian side will focus on improving coordination between Russia and Lebanon in the international arena, on maintaining an active political dialogue, as well as the further development of mutually beneficial economic and trade cooperation, as well as cultural and humanitarian ties.