Lebanon’s Hariri meets French president, says he will return to Beirut

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France Lebanon Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad Hariri, speaks to reporters after a lunch with French President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee Palace in Paris, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. Hariri arrived in France on Saturday from Saudi Arabia and may be back in Beirut next week, seeking to dispel fears that he had been held against his will and forced to resign by Saudi authorities. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri says he will return to Beirut this week to clear up the confusion over his sudden resignation two weeks ago. He made these remarks while a guest of French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris.

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Edmund Ghareeb discusses Hariri’s resignation and return to Lebanon

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri says he will return to Beirut this week to clear up the confusion over his sudden resignation two weeks ago while in Saudi Arabia. He made these remarks while a guest of French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris. Edmund Ghareeb, Middle East specialist discusses with CGTN’s Susan Roberts.