MOSCOW, August 20. /TASS/. Russia and Lebanon are interested in developing bilateral cooperation in various areas, including military and military-technical cooperation, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said following talks with his Lebanese counterpart Gebran Bassil on Monday.
"While discussing bilateral ties, both sides have reaffirmed their commitment to further deepening cooperation in various areas, including political dialogue, trade, economic, military and military-technical cooperation and humanitarian ties," he noted.
"A legal framework has been created or is being actively established in all these areas, while specific mutually beneficial projects are being agreed on and implemented on a bilateral and, very often, on a multilateral basis," Lavrov stressed.
According to the top Russian diplomat, the parties "have agreed to work actively to consolidate the positive dynamics of Russian-Lebanese ties, to consider new promising projects, including in the regional context.".