Speaker of Parliament Nabih Berri stressed on Sunday that “Cairo has never stopped helping us”, noting that “487 tonnes of Egyptian aid arrived in Lebanon a few days ago, including 265 tonnes of medicine”. .
Berri hailed Egyptian President Abdel-Fatah Al-Sissi’s remarkable achievements in advancing his country, especially in construction and urban development.
His words came in a recent interview with the Egyptian newspaper “Al-Ahram”.
Addressing the situation in Lebanon, the President stressed the great importance of moderation and internal unity, saying: “In Lebanon, there are 18 sects and multiple parties, but Lebanon only prospers through moderation and to unity,” adding that resistance to Israel would not have succeeded without Lebanese unity.
At the economic level, Berri considered that to date Lebanon is not bankrupt, because it is still rich in its origins and resources, because it has a sea full of gas and a very large and prosperous Lebanese diaspora. but currently suffers from a shortage of cash. .
On the issue of demarcation, Berri said: “We will not give up a drop of water from our sea and our gas.”
He also expressed his optimism that “the situation will improve after the elections”, believing that “the implementation of the provisions of the Taif agreement will lead to the abolition of political sectarianism“.