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Lebanese environment minister resigns from government

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon’s environment minister resigned from Prime Minister Hassan Diab’s government on Sunday, saying the government had lost a number of opportunities to reform, a statement said.

Damianos Kattar’s departure follows the resignation of Information Minister Manal Abdel Samad earlier on Sunday

in the wake of the explosion that rocked Beirut on Tuesday

Reporting by Suleiman Al-Khalidi; Editing by Angus MacSwan

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