Hizbullah announces Mikati as nominee for prime minister

By JPOST.COM STAFF
January 24, 2011 09:31




Hizbullah announced that it was nominating former Lebanese prime minister Najeeb Mikati as their candidate for to replace Saad Hariri late Sunday night, Lebanese paper Al-Akbar reported.

Mikati, in a statement, said that he views himself as a bridge between the opposing camps in Lebanon, adding, "My candidacy is not against anyone, but an opportunity to reconnect what was lost between the leaders," Al-Akbar reported.


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