Beirut thanks Turkey for standing by Lebanese without discrimination

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Lebanon's Agriculture Minister Abbas Al-Hajj Hassan in Beirut, Lebanon on 13 September 2021 [ANWAR AMRO/AFP/Getty Images]

Lebanese Minister of Agriculture, Abbas Al-Hajj Hassan, on Tuesday, thanked Turkey for standing by the Lebanese people without discrimination, and for providing unconditional aid to his country, Anadolu News Agency reports. The Minister made the remarks during a meeting with Turkish Ambassador to Lebanon, Ali Baris Ulusoy and Orhan Aydin, the coordinator of the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) in Beirut. According to a statement issued by the Agriculture Ministry, the meeting "discussed bilateral relations between Turkey and Lebanon and the development of trade exchange, especially in the agricultural field." The Lebanese Minister welcomed the positive role that Turkey can play to help Lebanon overcome its economic crisis, the statement said. "We thank Turkey for standing by the Lebanese […]

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