A State Duma delegation will pay the first-ever visit to Lebanon in late January, Vice Speaker of the Lebanese parliament Elie Ferzli told RIA Novosti. According to him, this visit will be an important event in the two countries' relations. In addition to meetings with Lebanese parliamentarians, the delegation is scheduled to hold talks with the President and the Prime Minister of Lebanon. The coming exchange of opinions will help to develop more precise joint guidelines for the solution of international and regional problems, Ferzli said.
Russian military repeatedly thwarted Turkey's attempts to deploy its troops to Syria, and stopped militants from moving further south