Lebanon PM Hariri revokes resignation as all parties agree deal

 05 Dec 2017 - 15:08

Lebanon PM Hariri revokes resignation as all parties agree deal
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri (C) arrives to attend a cabinet meeting at the presidential palace of Baabda, east of the capital Beirut, on December 5, 2017. / AFP

Reuters

BEIRUT: Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri rescinded his resignation on Tuesday and said all members of the government had agreed to stay out of conflicts in Arab countries.

The Lebanese government said in a statement read by Hariri: "The cabinet thanks its leader (Hariri) for his position and for revoking his resignation.

"All (the government's) political components decide to dissociate themselves from all conflicts, disputes, wars or the internal affairs of brother Arab countries, in order to preserve Lebanon's economic and political relations," Hariri said.