Sep 21 2019 - 11:44

Bou Saab wraps official visit to Armenia

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Bou Saab wraps official visit to Armenia
Lebanon News
Minister of Defense Elias Bou Saab continued on Saturday his official visit to Armenia for the second day.

The minister met with Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, in the presence of Armenian Defense Minister Davit Tonoyan.

During the meeting, it was agreed to re-activate the joint ministerial committee between Armenia and Lebanon which has not convened since 2004.

Talks also reportedly featured high over ways of cooperation in different fields, mainly defense.

They discussed ways in which Lebanon can benefit from the advanced technical research carried out by Armenia in the field of drones, and radars capable of monitoring them.

Bou Saab paid a night visit that was kept under wraps to a military site in the city of Yerevan where he was briefed about how radars detect drones.

This as it was agreed during the meeting with Pashinyan that the Armenian Defense Minister would pay a visit to Beirut, accompanied by a specialized team in order to consolidate military cooperation in all fields between both countries.

Bou Saab also met with Armenian President Armen Sarkissian with talks focusing on artificial intelligence, information technology, and ways of bilateral cooperation between Lebanon and Armenia in this context, mainly between the Armenian and Lebanese youth and their impact on the economy of both countries.

Bou Saab also partook in Armenia's Independence Day’s celebrations in Gyumri, whereby he was the only official guest invited to attend the celebrations before returning to Yerevan and then heading to Beirut.

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