U.N.-Arab League envoy Kofi Annan arrived in Beirut on Thursday to hold talks with senior Lebanese officials, An Nahar newspaper reported. Annan is expected to tackle the Lebanese-Syrian border and voice fear that the Syrian crisis is spilling over into Lebanon amid the latest security incidents in the country, the daily said. He will warn Lebanese officials against destabilizing the country, diplomatic sources told An Nahar.


According to the daily, Annan will hold talks with President Michel Suleiman, Speaker Nabih Berri and Prime Minister Najib Miqati. [Link]