Lebanon’s PM Saad Hariri officially rescinds his resignation

Hariri had announced last week that he was going to officially withdraw his resignation sometime this week if “positive circumstances” continue. (Al Arabiya)

In a short televised speech on Tuesday, Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri officially rescinded on his earlier resignation.

“The Lebanese government said it is committed to the Taif Agreement and to a policy of self-restraint from any regional conflicts,” Hariri said.

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Hariri had announced last week that he was going to officially withdraw his resignation sometime this week if “positive circumstances” continue.

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