Group of former Lebanese PMs calls on Kordahi to resign

Written by on October 30, 2021

October 30, 2021

BEIRUT (Reuters) – A group of former Lebanese prime ministers on Saturday called on Information Minister George Kordahi to resign after comments by him that stirred a widening diplomatic row with Saudi Arabia.

In a statement, former Prime Ministers Fouad Siniora, Saad al-Hariri and Tammam Sallam said Kordahi’s views were a blow to brotherly relations and common Arab interests that connect Lebanon to Arab countries, especially the Gulf.

Kordahi has said his remarks were personal views made before he was a minister, and that he was committed to government policy.

(Writing by Yasmin Hussein;; Editing by Alison Williams)

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