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Lebanon's Hariri says he will hold off resigning as PM

BEIRUT - Lebanon's Saad al-Hariri said on Wednesday he would hold off presenting his resignation as prime minister in response to a request from President Michel Aoun to allow more dialog.
"I presented today my resignation to President Aoun and he urged me to wait before offering it and to hold onto it for more dialog about the reasons and political background. I complied with his request," Hariri said in a televised statement.
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