November 10, 2017 / 10:34 AM / 14 days ago

Lebanon's Aoun tells Saudi envoy Hariri must return

BEIRUT (Reuters) - President Michel Aoun told Saudi Arabia’s envoy to Lebanon on Friday that Saad al-Hariri must return to the country, Lebanese media reported.

FILE PHOTO: Lebanese President Michel Aoun is seen at the presidential palace in Baabda, Lebanon, November 7, 2017. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir/File Photo

Aoun also told the Saudi Charge d‘Affaires Walid al-Bukhari that the circumstances of Hariri’s resignation were unacceptable, the reports said. Hariri resigned while in Saudi Arabia last Saturday.

Reporting by Sarah Dadouch; Editing by Tom Perry and Alison Williams

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