Lassen from Interior Ministry: EU election report positive

Interior and Municipalities Minister, Nouhad Mashnouk, on Monday welcomed EU Ambassador to Lebanon, Christina Lassen. Talks between the pair mainly focused on the EU Election Observation Committee's report.

"The report is very positive concerning the interior Ministry and its role during the electoral process," Lassen said.

However, the EU diplomat highlighted the importance of the report's recommendations, most importantly the necessity of improving women's representation in the forthcoming elections and the activation of the role of the election observation committee.

Lassen and Mashnouk also discussed the latest developments concerning the return of Syrian refugees to their homeland as per international standards.

Source: National News Agency