Lebanon hopes Iran deal would unlock political crisis: PM

November 12, 2014 3:30 PM

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Lebanon hopes Iran deal would unlock political crisis: PM

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanese Prime Minister Tammam Salam believes a deal settling the Iranian nuclear dispute could help pave the way towards ending the political deadlock that has left his country without a president since May.

The Mediterranean country of about 4 million has been hit hard by the war in its much larger neighbor Syria, with violence spilling across the border and threatening the fragile sectarian balance that has largely held since Lebanon's own 1975-90 civil war.

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