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UN envoy Lakhdar Brahimi arrives in Lebanon as part of regional tour

Last modified: 17 Oct 2012 11:11

Peace envoy Lakhdar Brahimi arrived in Lebanon on Wednesday on the latest leg of his second regional tour aimed at finding a solution to the Syria conflict, an AFP reporter said.

"We are striving to stop the bloodbath in Syria," Brahimi's spokesman Ahmad Fawzi told reporters as the UN-Arab League envoy set off for talks with Lebanese leaders.

A government official said Brahimi would meet President Michel Sleiman, Prime Minister Najib Mikati and parliament Speaker Nabih Berri.

- Agence France Presse