«Lebanon strives to preserve stability. We would like for Russia to support us in this and are counting on its support», Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri said, following his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, in Sochi, Wednesday. The Lebanese Prime Minister also hoped to improve economic ties with Russia. «We discussed many issues of mutual interest, which are first of all economic... Еще issues. Yesterday, Prime Minister Medvedev and I held negotiations surrounding economic cooperation», Hariri said, adding, «We shared the same opinion on many topics. We hope to develop these political and economic relations on terms beneficial to both countries». «Regarding the restoration of Syria, Lebanon could become a hub for this. We have a plan to invest in infrastructure. We also welcome Russian companies to take part in the capital investment in these projects», the Prime Minister said.