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Lebanon’s Hezbollah says it does not nominate anyone for PM post

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Lebanon’s powerful Shiite group Hezbollah said on Thursday it had not nominated anyone for the position of prime minister during consultations to pick a new premier.

“We did not name anyone to lead the government,” Mohamed Raad, head of Hezbollah’s parliamentary bloc, told reporters after meeting President Michel Aoun.

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Leading Sunni Muslim politician Saad al-Hariri, a former premier, is on course to be designated again at the formal consultations with parliamentary blocs, sources say.

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