November 17, 2017 / 2:28 PM / 5 months ago

Hariri says his Saudi stay was to discuss Lebanon's future

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Saad al-Hariri, who resigned from his post as Lebanon’s prime minister two weeks ago from Saudi Arabia, said on Friday he has been in Saudi for discussions “on the future of the situation in Lebanon and its relations with the surrounding Arab region”.

FILE PHOTO: Lebanon's prime minister Saad al-Hariri gestures during a press conference in parliament building at downtown Beirut, Lebanon October 9, 2017. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir/File Photo

Writing on Twitter, Hariri also said information which has been circulating about his stay, his departure and his family are “just rumours”.

Reporting by Lisa Barrington; Editing by Robin Pomeroy

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