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Lebanon's Saad Al-Hariri rescinds resignation as PM

(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) BEIRUT, Dec 5 (KUNA) -- Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Al-Hariri has revoked his resignation and stressed government's commitment, with all its political components, to a policy of distancing itself from regional conflicts or wars, or interfering in the internal affairs of the Arab states.

Al-Hariri announced the decision in a cabinet statement he read after a, extraordinary government meeting on Tuesday, chaired by President Michel Aoun.

The government has committed itself to the statement, in both word and deed, has stressed.

The cabinet is also committed to the President's oath speech, the Arab League Charter and respect of the International Law, for preservation of the nation, Al-Hariri noted.

He renewed the government's adherence to Al-Taif Agreement, and to a policy of self-restraint from any regional conflicts that could harm Lebanon's political relations with the Arab countries, or its interests there.

The current Lebanese government was formed in November 2016.

Al-Hairi announced his resignation from Saudi Arabia in a televised statement in on November 4, 2017. (end) ayb.ams.msa


Lebanon's Saad Al-Hariri rescinds resignation as PM

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