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Moscow to get acquainted with Lebanon

March 15 2006

Today at the Library of Foreign Literature Rudomino held acquaintance with the post-war Lebanon. For the first time after the Civil War, the Lebanese by diplomats and business people will tell in detail about the changes occurring in the country.

The Russian side will be represented by the Moscow Association of Entrepreneurs and the secular club.

Residents of the Lebanese are proud of that have their origin from the Phoenicians, who settled here in the third millennium BC. The territory of this small Mediterranean states, stretching only 250 miles, from time immemorial was provided in the middle of a war. Phoenicia has undergone Assyrian, Egyptian, Persian, Babylonian domination. In the first half of the I-st millennium BC. er. Lebanon was one of the Roman provinces, and then went to the Byzantine Syria. In 636 BC the country was conquered by the Arabs. Nevertheless, the Lebanese, as Arabs, have maintained their own national character and unique flavor of their country.

Not so long ago ended the civil war, but almost all healed her wounds, restored in its former guise of central Beirut.

At an evening acquaintance with Lebanon speakers from Orientalists, will showcase the Lebanese monuments and landscapes, sound story of one of Moscow business, fell in love Lebanon and have not minded her life without constant trips to the country. On the evening will be summed up competition "Lebanon: Russian look."

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