HARIRI SUSPENDS HIS RESIGNATION




Hassam Hameed-TDO-23.11.2017- This Wednesday Lebanon’s Prime minister Saad Hariri suspended his resignation. He pledged to large crowds gathered at his home that he will stay for country’s stability. Last two weeks have been very dramatic, as a result of unexpected resignation of the PM in Riyadh, which had many speculating.

Mr. Hariri had denied the allegations of being forced to resign. President Michel Aoun refused to accept Hariri’s resignation. They met on Wednesday. "Today I presented my resignation to his excellency the president, and he asked me to temporarily suspend submitting it and to put it on hold ahead of further consultations on the reasons for it," Mr Hariri said after his meeting.

Gathered crowd played celebratory music and chanted his name ‘Saad’. Mr. Hariri received a hero’s welcome.