Daily Archives: May 10, 2015

"Europe Day" Reception at Pavillon RoyalBiel NNA Marking the occasion of Europe Day, Ambassador Angelina Eichhorst, Head of the European Union Delegation to Lebanon, held Saturday a reception at Pavillon RoyalBiel in Beirut's Central District, which was attended by prominent figures from the political, diplomatic, religious, military, economic, social, academic and media circles and civil society.

The Speaker of the Parliament was represented by MP Michel Moussa, and the Prime Minister by Minister Mohammad Mashnouq. Ambassador Eichhorst gave the below address marking the occasion: Member of Parliament Michel Moussa, Representative of the Speaker of the House Nabih Berri,Minister Mohammad Machnouq, Representative of the President of the Council of Ministers Tammam Salam,Excellencies,Dear

Cuba's Castro arrives at Vatican to mee…

NNA – Cuban President Raul Castro on Sunday arrived at the Vatican for a “strictly private” meeting with Pope Francis. Castro was due to thank the pontiff for his key role in brokering the rapprochement between Havana and Washington that led to the surprise announcement in December that they would seek to restore diplomatic ties