Iran Renews Query on Missing Nationals in Lebanon
Iranian Ambassador to Beirut Mohammad Ali Sabhani sought the help of Lebanese Justice Minister Nadim Jisr Tuesday in determining the fate of four Iranians kidnapped during the civil war, reported the Daily Star newpaper.
“I asked minister Jisr to follow up on the issue of four Iranians who were kidnapped in 1982,” Sobhani said following talks with the minister.
“Jisr promised that the Lebanese authorities would seriously take up the matter,” he said.
Sobhani said that Iran was willing “to cooperate fully with Lebanon” in the case.
The two officials also discussed Iran’s help with combating drug trafficking in Lebanon, reported the official Iranian news agency (IRNA) – Albawaba.com