Rice arrives in Beirut on unannounced visit

By JPOST.COM STAFF
July 24, 2006 12:09

US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice made a surprise visit to Lebanon on Monday to launch diplomatic efforts aimed at ending 13 days of warfare between Israel and Hizbullah. Rice arrived in Beirut in the afternoon and was to meet with Prime Minister Fuad Saniora in the previously unannounced stopover before heading to Israel, Saniora's office said.


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