Lebanese information minister denies hostile stance towards Saudi Arabia

Comments he made about the Yemen war were made in a personal capacity before he joined Prime Minister Najib Mikati's cabinet

  

DUBAI- Lebanese Information Minister George Kordahi on Wednesday denied having a hostile stance towards Saudi Arabia and said that comments he made about the Yemen war were made in a personal capacity before he joined Prime Minister Najib Mikati's cabinet.

"To those calling for my resignation I say that I am part of a cohesive cabinet and I cannot take such a decision alone," Kordahi added in televised remarks.

(Reporting by Nadine Awadalla; Editing by Alison Williams) ((Nadine.Awadalla@thomsonreuters.com;))


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