Thursday, September 02, 2010

U.S. Congressional Delegation Meets with Prime Minister Hariri and Defense Minister Murr

On September 2, 2010, a congressional delegation headed by U.S. Representative Jim Marshall of Georgia visited Lebanon. The delegation held discussions with Prime Minister Saad Hariri and Minister of Defense Elias El-Murr on the U.S.-Lebanese relationship. During the visit, the delegation reaffirmed the United States' commitment to supporting a strong, independent, and democratic Lebanon.
Representative Marshall is a Member of the House Armed Services Committee. He was joined by Representatives Jane Harman of California, Peter Welch of Vermont, Charles Dent of Pennsylvania and Cynthia Lummis of Wyoming.