Lebanon PM says we are looking forward to restore ties with Saudi - statement

Mikati added that the resignation of George Kordahi was necessary

  
Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati speaks during an interview with Reuters at the government palace in Beirut, Lebanon October 14, 2021.

Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati speaks during an interview with Reuters at the government palace in Beirut, Lebanon October 14, 2021.

REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir

BEIRUT - Lebanon is looking forward to restoring normal ties with Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries, Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati said in a statement on Friday after the information minister's resignation.

Mikati added that the resignation of George Kordahi was necessary.

(Reporting by Ahmed Tolba; Writing by Enas Alashray; Editing by Alison Williams)


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