Saudi crown prince jokes about Lebanese PM Hariri at investment conference

Reuters , Wednesday 24 Oct 2018

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, right, meets with Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in a photo released on October 30, 2017 AP

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman joked about allegations that Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri was detained in the kingdom last year, saying he would leave after attending an investment conference.

"Prime Minister Saad is staying in the kingdom for two days so I hope you don't spread rumours that he was kidnapped," he said during a panel discussion at the event.

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