Erdogan to visit Lebanon, meet with Hizbullah officials

November 24, 2010 10:17

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that his country "would not allow civil war to break out in Lebanon."

In an interview with the Lebanese daily As-Safir, Erdogan said he will meet with all of Lebanon's political parties, including Hizbullah, when he arrives in Beirut Wednesday morning for a two-day visit. Erdogan's comments come amid tensions in Lebanon ahead of the expected publication of the findings of the UN Hariri tribunal.

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