Former Lebanese Foreign Minister Gibran Basil said that Turkey can offer a solution to Lebanon regarding the energy crisis the country is facing.
Basil, who is also President Michel Aoun’s son-in-law, praised the cooperation between Turkey and his country. Basil emphasizing that Turkey is one of the leading countries in the region, said, “We live in a region where we have common interests. Turkey is such a country that we need to have very good relations. Currently we already have such relations and we need to protect them. This is very strategic for Lebanon.” Basil recalling that Lebanon has been going through a very serious energy crisis since last year and that Turkey has considerable experience in “renewable” energies, added: “Within our plans, Turkey can offer solutions in this regard (for the energy crisis).