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Lebanon wants good ties with Saudi Arabia: Foreign minister

Reuters , Wednesday 15 Nov 2017
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Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil said on Wednesday that Lebanon will continue taking steps in "a brotherly way" to resolve the issue of its prime minister, Saad al-Hariri, who resigned while in Saudi Arabia and has yet to return.

Speaking at a news conference in Italy, Bassil said Lebanon wants good relations with Saudi Arabia, but also described Hariri's presence in Riyadh since his resignation on Nov. 4 as "not a normal situation".

Lebanese President Michel Aoun on Wednesday said Hariri was being held in Saudi Arabia. 

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