Middle East

Lebanon's Mikati secures majority to be nominated PM-desginate

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BEIRUT, July 26 (Reuters) - Lebanon's wealthy businessman Najib Mikati secured enough votes in parliamentary consultations on Monday to be nominated as the country's new prime minister designate.

Mikati got 73 votes out of 118 members of parliament.

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Reporting By Laila Bassam, writing by Maha El Dahan; Editing by Toby Chopra

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