According to the statement, the UN chief “expressed his full understanding of the difficult conditions Lebanon is going through.”
Guterres reassured that he would discuss with UN officials the best way to aid Lebanon in this regard alongside the work carried out by the World Health Organization and UN Humanitarian Affairs Coordinator Najat Roshdi.
As Lebanon is set to become the chair of The United Nations Relief and Works Agency advisory committee in the summer, Diab informed the UN chief that he aimed to cooperate with him on the issues the organization is facing, chief among them is the lack of funding.
Guterres reassured Diab that the UNRWA file was one the UN’s “urgent priorities.”
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