Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA)
July 1 2005

Lahoud Says Lebanon Will Face its Requirements

Beirut, July 1 (SANA)

President Emil Lahoud of Lebanon said Lebanon is preparing for a new
stage of the political and national work that could enable it
overcome the recent difficult circumstances.

In a meeting with Armenian Foreign Minister Vardan Oskanyan Friday,
Lahoud underlined `as soon as the Lebanese government is formed there
will be a great workshop to boost the national unity and consolidate
solidarity among the Lebanese to surpass the negative climates
prevailed the parliamentary elections thereby Lebanon could face the
forthcoming regional, internal and international requirements.'

He also underlined his country's firm principles that call for the
achievement of a just and comprehensive peace based on the
international legitimacy resolutions.

Batoul/ Ghossoun