(MENAFN - Saudi Press Agency) Beirut Rabi'I 11 1437 Dec 22 2015 SPA -- Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi arrived in Beirut
on Monday for a one-day visit which will see him meet with Lebanese
officials and inspect his country's troops in the south of the
country dpa reported.
The premier will first inspect the Italian contingent operating as a
part of the United Nations Interim Force (UNIFIL) in southern Lebanon
and will meet with its commander Italian General Luciano Portolano.
He is later due to meet with his Lebanese counterpart Tammam Salam
and Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri in the capital Beirut.
Italy has more than 1000 troops operating in the UNIFIL force in
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