Turkey's foreign minister meets Lebanese politicians for Syria talks
The upcoming Geneva II peace conference topped the agenda of the meeting on Dec. 31. AA photoForeign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu met Lebanese Progressive Socialist Party Leader Walid Jumblatt and Social Affairs Minister Wael Abou Faour Dec. 31 for talks on the Syrian crisis, the upcoming Geneva II peace conference and bilateral relations.
Jumblatt is also the most prominent leader of Lebanon's Druze community.
Davutoğlu and both Lebanese officials discussed the deteriorating humanitarian situation and possible solutions, as well as ramping up coordination and cooperation between the neighboring countries hosting Syrian refugees.
The Turkish minister extended his condolences to Lebanese officials over the killing of former Lebanese Finance Minister Mohamad Chatah, who died in a blast in Beirut last week.