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Press Releases 2012

Senator John McCain Visits Lebanon

July 6, 2012

Senator John McCain, Ranking Member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, visited Lebanon on July 5 and 6 as part of a tour of the Middle East and Afghanistan. 

The Senator met with a broad spectrum of individuals in Lebanon, and with them, discussed relevant local and regional issues. Senator McCain met with Lebanese Armed Forces Commander General Jean Kahwagi and Lebanese Forces Party President Dr. Samir Geagea on Thursday, and held meetings with President Michel Sleiman, former Prime Minister Fouad Siniora, and Progressive Socialist Party Leader MP Walid Jumblatt on Friday.

Senator McCain last visited Lebanon in February 2011.