UN Chief Arrives in Beirut; Syria Talks to Adjourn in Geneva

March 24, 2016 8:19 AM

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The U.N. chief has arrived in Lebanon on an official visit that comes as the U.N.-brokered peace talks in Geneva between the Syrian government and the opposition are to adjourn until later in April.

Ban Ki-moon is to meet top Lebanese officials and discuss regional matters. Lebanon, which has taken in over 1 million Syrian refugees, also has a U.N. peacekeeping force that maintains security along the Lebanese-Israel border.

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