President Aoun to UN Special Coordinator: Lebanon adheres to implementing resolution 1701 to maintain stability and security on southern borders


President of the Republic, General Michel Aoun, received United Nations Special Coordinator in Lebanon, Ambassador Joana Wronecka, today at Baabda Palace.

 President Aoun told Wronecka that Lebanon is committed to implementing UN Security Council Resolution 1701 because it is willing to maintain stability and security on the southern borders.

The President pointed out that demarcation of the southern maritime border is the focus of follow-up after the recent visit of the American mediator in the indirect negotiations, Mr. Amos Hochstein, in light of the talks held with him during his stay in Lebanon.

During the meeting with Ambassador Wronecka, discussed the situation in the south, weeks before the report that the United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, intends to submit to the Security Council on July 21.  

The meeting also tackled demarcating southern maritime borders, in addition to the existing cooperation between Lebanon and the United Nations in several fields.