Hariri: Vacuum an insult to Lebanon's independence

November 21, 2014 10:13 AM

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BEIRUT: The continued presidential paralysis is an insult to the founding fathers of Lebanon’s independence, former Prime Minister Saad Hariri said, calling for immediate consultations to elect a new head of state.

"The insistence to spin in the vacancy circle and keep the presidency hostage of external changes is an insistence to keep Lebanon in the spiral of division and loss,” Hariri said in a statement marking Saturday's 71st anniversary of Lebanon’s independence.

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