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Taymour Jumblatt meets chairman of Foreign Affairs Committee of Russian Duma

Member of Parliament, Taymour Jumblatt, currently on a visit to Moscow, met on Friday with head of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Russian Duma, Leonid Slutsky, who stressed the "depth of relations between Lebanon and Russia", particularly with the Progressive Socialist Party.

According to a communique issued by the PSP press office, Mr. Slutsky welcomed the big national role played by the PSP, reiterating Russia's support for Lebanon in the face of all challenges.

For his part, Jumblatt said that Russia played an important regional and international role, particularly in the Syrian dossier, which has been impacting the situation in Lebanon.

Discussions also focused on ways to develop relations between the Russian Duma and the Lebanese Parliament through proposals that will be advanced to Speaker of the House, Nabih Berri.

Source: National News Agency