Lebanese Prime Minister Fuad Saniora and German Chancellor Angela Merkel were to discuss the deployment of UN peacekeepers during talks in Berlin Thursday.
The leaders will also consider longer-term efforts to stabilize and strengthen Lebanon and "opportunities Saniora sees to give further support and new impetus to the political process to solve the crisis in the Middle East," Thomas Steg, a spokesman for Merkel, said on Wednesday.
Germany has joined calls for the "Quartet" - made up of the UN, the US, the EU and Russia - to try to revive talks on a broader regional peace.
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