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Turkey and Qatar decided on Thursday to stop efforts to alleviate the political crisis in Turmoil after two days of mediating between the country's opposing parties.
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Qatari Prime Minister Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim al-Thani and Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu told Reuters that their proposals were met with "reservations."
The two reportedly left Beirut before dawn, issuing a statement that
they discussed ideas based on the Saudi-Syrian initiative to stop the
current political turmoil in Lebanon after Hizbullah brought down the
"Because of some reservations," to
proposed solutions, "they have decided to halt their efforts in Lebanon
at this time and leave Beirut to consult with their leaderships," the
Sheikh Hamad and Davutoglu held
separate talks with each of the Lebanese
leaders, Reuters reported, including a four-hour meetings with Prime
Minister Sa'ad Hariri and
Hizbullah leader Hassan Nasrallah.
On Wednesday, Saudi Arabia abandoned efforts