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Lebanon's Hezbollah nominates Adib as PM

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lawmakers in the Iran-backed Lebanese Shi’ite group Hezbollah nominated Mustapha Adib as the next prime minister on Monday, the head of its parliamentary bloc said after a meeting with President Michel Aoun.

The bloc “informed President Aoun of its agreement to the nomination of Mustapha Adib and we expressed our readiness for positive cooperation”, Mohamed Raad said.

Writing by Tom Perry; Editing by Michael Georgy

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