The Minister of the Armed Forces of France has expressed his determination to strengthen military cooperation with Lebanon.
He said this in a meeting with Lebanon’s caretaker defense minister Morse Salim.
French Minister Sebastien Licorneau said that he was asked by President Macron to prepare a plan for military cooperation between the two countries.
He said that President Macron wants the capabilities of Lebanon’s armed forces to be improved.
It should be noted that a severe economic crisis continues in Lebanon; the World Bank has declared it the worst economic crisis in modern history.
The French minister was in Lebanon to celebrate the New Year with UN peacekeepers.