On 24 January, 2013 the Ambassador of Ukraine Volodymyr Koval had a meeting with the Counsellor of the President of Lebanon on international issues Naji Abi Assi. During the meeting Ambassador V.Koval briefed the interlocutor on the present state and prospects of Ukrainian-Lebanese relations in political, economic and humanitarian fields.
The Sides agreed on the need to conduct in 2013 a number of scheduled bilateral events. The visit of the Prime Minister of Lebanon to Ukraine and the Third Session of the Intergovernmental Committee on Trade and Economic Cooperation are of the top priority.
The Sides negotiated the possibility of resumption of political dialogue at the presidential level.