Lebanese PM resigns

BEIRUT (Agencies): Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri , appointed in the fall of 2020, has resigned, refusing to form a government. The statement came after a regular meeting with President Michel Aoun, during which the Lebanese leader once again rejected the proposed composition of the cabinet.

“I met with the president and we held talks about the government. The president asked for amendments, which I consider to be key. We talked about trust and the appointment of Christian ministers government, “said Hariri.

On Wednesday, Hariri presented the president with a new government of 24 ministers, in line with a compromise initiative proposed by Parliament Spe-aker Nabih Berry. He asked the Lebanese leader for an answer during the day.

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