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Prime Minister of Lebanon party denied allegations of his detention in Saudi Arabia

  • Prime Minister of Lebanon party denied allegations of his detention in Saudi Arabia

Beirut: Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri's Freedom Movement refuted claims of forcible detention in Saudi Arabia.

"There are many rumors that Prime Minister Hariri is not in Saudi Arabia of his own free will, so I want to clarify that this is not true. Hariri is constantly in touch with us, as well as with the current government," said Nadjib Abu Mari, coordinator in the field of trade during the conference of the party.

Prime Minister of Lebanon Saad Hariri resigned from his post, calling the cause of such a decision "threat to life" from Iran. He said this on Saturday, November 4, while in Saudi Arabia, where he left the day before. The media reported that Hariri was preparing an attempt, but it was thwarted. In the internal security service, countries have already denied this information.

According to various information, the Prime Minister of Lebanon is in Saudi Arabia under full control, he has limited freedom of movement, however, the Arabian authorities deny these accusations, noting that Hariri freely moves both within Saudi Arabia and in other countries, particularly in the United Arab Emirates.

Lebanese President Michel Aoun will decide to coordinate the resignation of Prime Minister Saad Hariri only after he returns and explains the reasons for such a decision. On Saturday, November 11, he called the situation around the premier "ambiguous and mysterious" and said that Saudi Arabia kidnapped Hariri.

In connection with the situation in Lebanon, on Thursday, November 9, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia invited its citizens to leave Lebanon as soon as possible and refrain from traveling around the country in the framework of international travel. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bahrain issued a statement on November 5, urging its citizens to refrain from traveling to Lebanon and leaving this country. Kuwait also joined them, which ordered its citizens "to leave Lebanon" urgently.


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