Interior Minister denies having contact with Syria’s Ali Mamlouk

Caretaker Minister of Interior and Municipalities, Nohad Mashnouq, flatly denied, in a statement on Wednesday, that he had contacted Head of Syria’s National Intelligence Bureau, General Ali Mamlouk, as published by Orient news site.

“The press office of the Minister of Interior utterly denies this news and confirms that it is unfounded. Minister Mashnouq did not and will not meet with any official from the Syrian regime, especially nowadays,” the statement read.

The news, as published by the said site, claims that Mashnouq and Mamlouk had held indirect contact with the mediation of an Egyptian military general (Sami Breidi), and discussed plans of forced eviction of Syrians from Lebanon.

Source: National News Agency