Special Coordinator Holds Round of Meetings Ahead of Arab Summit
UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon Joanna Wronecka held a round of meetings with Lebanese officials and foreign stakeholders ahead of the Summit of the Arab League that took place on 19 May in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. In a meeting with caretaker Foreign Minister Abdallah BouHabib, the Special Coordinator discussed regional developments and the Syrian refugee file ahead of the Arab summit. With Saudi Ambassador Waleed Bukhari, the Special Coordinator discussed the need for all parties in Lebanon to work together to ensure the urgent and successful completion of the presidential election and the formation of a new government. They also agreed that reforms remain key for placing Lebanon on a path of recovery.