Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian congratulated Lebanon on the formation of a new government, calling the move an important step to overcome problems in the country.
In a message to his Lebanese FM Abdallah Bou Habib, Amir Abdollahian said that the formation of the new government in Lebanon fulfills the aspirations of resilient Lebanese nation, adding that the Islamic Republic of Iran will always stand by the Lebanese nation and government.
“The Islamic Republic of Iran believes that peace and stability in Lebanon have been achieved democratically under the shadow of unity and amity inside the country away from foreign interference,” he said, as quoted by Iranian media.
The top Iranian diplomat hailed the Lebanese people, “who along with the Lebanese Resistance and army, have made brilliant achievements in resisting terrorism, occupation and Takfiri movements, will be able to solve their country’s problems and will therefore move towards prosperity and progress.”
Amir Abdollahian stressed Iran’s support to Lebanese people and government, reiterating the Islamic Republic’s readiness to expand its relations with Lebanon in all areas.
The cabinet of Lebanon’s new Prime Minister Najib Mikati has won a vote of confidence in parliament on Monday.
Source: Iranian media