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Publish Date: 15:33 - 22 November 2017
TEHRAN, November 22 - The Lebanese PM says he has withdrawn his resignation.

Hariri withdraws resignation

TEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) - “Michelle Aoun asked me to wait for the moment, I also responded positively to his request and suspended my resignation. I hope that this will provide a serious ground for constructive talks” Sa’ad al-Hariri explained.

According to al-Manar, Hariri asserted that his after collaborating with all political parties in his country to reconstruct the government.

He added "I stress my commitment to collaborate with the President to continue the progress of Lebanon and to support it against wars and surrounding crises”.

Hariri’s private plane which arrived from Cairo, landed at Beirut's Rafiq al-Hariri International Airport on Tuesday.

Lebanese officials including President Michelle Aoun saw Hariri’s resignation under Saudi Arabia’s Pressure. Aoun asserted that the Lebanese PM was in arrest in Riyadh and that this arrest is considered as a hostile act against Lebanon.

Most of analysts believed that the Saudis put pressure on Lebanon to close political space in order to isolate Hezbollah.

However, Hezbollah’s Secretary General Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah stressed Hariri’s return to Lebanon and maintenance of political calm.

Lebanon’s President refused to accept Hariri's resignation and said that he would awaits Hariri’s return to Beirut to hear the reasons for his resignation.

The Lebanese Prime Minister came back to his country 18 days after his controversial resignation in Saudi Arabia.

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