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Lebanese Prime Minister Hariri accepts invitation to go to France

Lebanese Prime Minister Hariri accepts invitation to go to France

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri has accepted an invitation to come to France after he stunned his nation and rattled the region by suddenly announcing his resignation nearly two weeks ago while in Saudi Arabia, the French president's office said Thursday.

An official in President Emmanuel Macron's office said Hariri is expected in France in the coming days. The official was not authorized to be publicly named.

Lebanon's President Michel Aoun said Hariri and his family will arrive on Saturday in France, "where he will rest for a few days" before returning to Beirut to make "a decision regarding the resignation." Aoun's statement was carried by the...

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