New U.N. special coordinator in Beirut

Al Joumhouria

The new United Nations special coordinator for Lebanon has arrived in Beirut to take up his position, a statement from the U.N. said Monday.

Jan Kubis, a Slovak national who was appointed by U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres last month, is replacing acting Special Coordinator Pernille Dahler Kardel of Denmark, who took on the role in November 2017.