Lebanese Christian patriarch says Hariri to return home soon

DUBAI - Lebanon's Maronite Christian Patriarch Bechara Boutros Al-Rai said Prime Minister Saad Hariri would return home as soon as possible, al-Arabiya television reported on Tuesday.

Rai's remarks came after a meeting with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on his second day of a first visit to Saudi Arabia. Rai also held talks with Hariri, who abruptly announced his resignation on Nov. 4 from Riyadh.