Report: Lebanon PM Hariri says decision taken to accelerate gov formation

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May 22, 2018 16:48
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BEIRUT - Outgoing Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said on Tuesday a decision had been taken to form a new government quickly, Lebanese news outlet al-Jadeed reported him as saying.

"There is a decision to accelerate government formation, and I think the sanctions on Hezbollah could have a positive impact and speed up the birth of the new government," al-Jadeed said.

Lebanon held parliamentary elections at the start of May and the outgoing parliament's term expired on Monday.

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