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EU Presidency Statement on the Election of the Lebanese President

The EU Presidency warmly welcomes the election of Michel Suleiman to the post of President of the Republic of Lebanon, which paves the way for the full resumption and functioning of democratic institutions in the country.

The Presidency congratulates all the parties concerned for taking the first step towards ending the long standing political impasse in Lebanon and urges Lebanese politicians to carry on with the implementation of the Doha agreement.

The EU Presidency reaffirms its support for Lebanon's sovereignty, independence, territorial integrity, unity, and stability.


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Date: 26.05.2008