Patriarch John X Receives French Ambassador Anne…


Patriarch John X Receives French Ambassador Anne Grillo.
Balamand June 10, 2021

At the Patriarchal Residence in Balamand, Patriarch John X received the French Ambassador Anne Grillo. His Beatitude welcomed the French Ambassador Grillo, who thanked Him for the warm welcome, and expressed her happiness due to visit.

His Beatitude presented with Her Excellency the Ambassador, the general situation and France’s important role in the region throughout history, and that France is still carrying out in the region, especially at this stage.

The discussion revolved around the concern over Lebanon and its current state, as the two sides discussed with difficulty and the subtleness the ongoing stage. His Beatitude insisted before Ambassador Grillo that a quick solution to the difficult Lebanese situation must be found, to ensure a decent life for its people, and that a government must be formed in the soonest possible time. He also stressed the importance of the French initiative put forward by the French President Emmanuel Macron, during his visit to Lebanon.

The French Ambassador, in turn, expressed that France was and continues to be on the side of the Lebanese people, whom France loves and strives to support at all levels. France also assured that it would do anything necessary to help Lebanon.