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Lebanon PM Hariri to supporters: 'I'm staying with you'
November 22, 2017 / 12:41 PM / in 21 days

Lebanon PM Hariri to supporters: 'I'm staying with you'

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri told his supporters on Wednesday he would stay with them, after suspending his resignation in a move that eased a major political crisis.

Saad al-Hariri who suspended his decision to resign as prime minister talks at the presidential palace in Baabda, Lebanon November 22, 2017. REUTERS/Aziz Taher

“I am staying with you and will continue with you...to be a line of defense for Lebanon, Lebanon’s stability and Lebanon’s Arabism,” he said to hundreds of people gathered outside his house in central Beirut.

Reporting by Ellen Francis; Editing by Toby Chopra

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