Minister Dacic on a visit to Lebanon
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liban05Serbian First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic paid his first daylongvisit to Lebanon. On the occasion of his visit, he met Lebanese Prime Minister Tammam Salam and Foreign Minister Gibran Basil.

The talks highlighted decades of friendship between the two countries, dating back to the Non- Aligned Movement.

An agreement on waiver of a visa requirement for holders of diplomatic and official passports was signed. Both sides agreed that the cooperation between the two countries should be intensified both in the area of politics and economy, in culture, education and sports. In this regard, efforts should be made to ensure that the agreements in the process of harmonizationare signed during a return visit by the officials of Lebanon.

Minister Dacic thanked the Lebanese officials for understanding the Serbian positions and the principled position of Lebanon when it comes to non-recognition of the unilaterally proclaimed independence of Kosovo and Metohija.

In the talks they discussed the issues of mutual interest, such as coordination in international organizations, but also the threats to modern society like terrorism and migration.