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Lebanon’s Aoun will not request caretaker cabinet: Source

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Lebanese President Michel Aoun is studying Prime Minister Saad Hariri's resignation letter and will not issue a request for the cabinet to take on a caretaker role on Tuesday, a source in the presidency said.

Hariri submitted his resignation on Tuesday, declaring he had hit a “dead end” in trying to resolve the country's crisis amid an unprecedented wave of protests against Lebanon's ruling elite.