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European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations (DG NEAR)
News article12 November 2021Directorate-General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations1 min read

Vice-President Schinas in Lebanon to address the situation at the Poland-Belarus border


Today, Vice-President for Promoting our European Way of Life, Margaritis Schinas, is in Beirut, Lebanon. Today's visit is the second stop in a tour of partner countries key to putting a stop to the instrumentalisation of migrants by the Belarusian regime. In Beirut, the Vice-President will meet with President of the Lebanese Republic, General Michel Aoun; Prime Minister Najib Mikati; Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants, Abdallah Bou Habib; Speaker of the Parliament, Nabih Berri; and Minister of Interior and Municipalities, Bassam Mawlawi. Vice-President Schinas will give a press statement at 12:15 CET, which will be broadcast on EbS+. Today's visit follows a constructive visit to Dubai yesterday where the Vice-President welcomed the strong engagement of the UAE authorities to address this issue jointly.