New York, 27 September 2011 - Readout of the Secretary-General's meeting with His Excellency Mr. Najib Mikati, Prime Minister of the Lebanese Republic, on the margins of the 66th General Assembly
The Secretary-General and Prime Minister Mikati discussed the implementation of Security Council resolution 1701 (2006). He expressed appreciation for the support of the Government of Lebanon to UNIFIL, which plays a crucial role in ensuring peace and stability
in southern Lebanon. The Secretary-General also reiterated his support for the work of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, and his call on Lebanon to implement its obligations in this regard.
The Secretary-General and the Prime Minister also discussed the Middle East peace process, and the plight of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon.