Secretary-General Concerned by Lebanon Leader Saad Hariri’s Resignation

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5 November 2017

Secretary-General Concerned by Lebanon Leader Saad Hariri’s Resignation

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

The Secretary-General is concerned by news of the offer of resignation of Lebanon Prime Minister Saad Hariri.  He hopes all sides will focus their efforts on supporting the continuity of Lebanon’s State institutions, in adherence with the Constitution, and safeguarding the country’s security and stability.

The United Nations remains committed to supporting the security, sovereignty and territorial integrity of Lebanon.

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