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Secretary-General Welcomes Resumption of National Dialogue in Lebanon
The following statement was issued today by the Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:†
The Secretary-General welcomes the resumption of the National Dialogue between political leaders in Lebanon, and the Declaration issued following the Dialogue meeting on 11 June. †The Secretary-General commends President Sleimanís initiative in re-launching the National Dialogue. †He encourages political leaders in Lebanon to continue their work in this important process and looks forward to the next meeting planned for 25 June.
The United Nations continues to believe that the National Dialogue can play a crucial part in promoting stability and the authority of the state in Lebanon.† The commitment of political leaders in Lebanon to safeguarding the country from the impact of regional tensions at this difficult time is particularly important.
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