President al-Assad congratulates new President of Lebanon
President Bashar al-Assad on Monday congratulated General Michel Aoun on electing him President of Lebanon.
President al-Assad made a telephone call with General Aoun, wishing him success in his new missions and that this step would form a new era in the Lebanese political life and contribute to boosting its stability and achieving a better future for the Lebanese people.
The Parliament of Lebanon elected today Gen. Michel Aoun, the head of the Reform and Change Bloc, as President of Lebanon.
Aoun received 83 votes out of the votes of 127 MPs.