A A/S of State for Near Eastern Affairs, David Satterfield, Visits Lebanon

Acting Assistant Secretary of State (AA/S) for Near Eastern Affairs, David Satterfield, visited Lebanon on May 14 -16 where he met President Michel Aoun, Speaker Nabih Berri, Prime Minister Saad Hariri, Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil, and other officials. 

AA/S Satterfield also visited the Maronite Patriarchy at Bkerki where he expressed, in the name of Secretary Pompeo and on behalf of the American people, condolences for Cardinal Patriarch Sfeir’s passing.  AA/S Satterfield saluted Cardinal Sfeir’s legacy as defender of Lebanon’s sovereignty and independence.