UN envoy discusses Middle East situation with senior Lebanese officials in Beirut

UN envoy discusses Middle East situation with senior Lebanese officials in Beirut

The United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Terje Roed-Larsen, today discussed the current Middle East situation with senior Lebanese officials in Beirut.

Mr. Roed-Larsen met with Lebanon's President, Emile Lahoud, Speaker Nabih Berri, Prime Minister Rafik Hariri and Foreign Minister Mahmoud Hammoud, according to a UN spokesperson.

During these "tête-à-tête" meetings, Mr. Roed-Larsen "discussed issues related to the situation in the Middle East in general as well as the situation in Lebanon, including the water issue in south Lebanon," spokesperson Hua Jiang told the press in New York.