Lebanese PM Saad Al-Hariri announces resignation in TV statement

Al Ahram

Lebanese PM Saad Al-Hariri announced on Saturday his resignation in a TV statement.

Al-Hariri, said that the climate in Lebanon resembles that before the assassination of his father, the late PM Rafiq Al-Hariri, in 2005.

Al-Hariri, 57, served as Prime Minister of Lebanon from December 2016 until his resignation today.

He blamed Iran for meddling in Arab affairs during his resignation speech.