After circulating rumors that Lebanon’s Caretaker Prime Minister Saad Hariri will be reappointed as Lebanon’s Prime Minister, he has officially taken himself out of the race, as reported by The Daily Star. The news comes following an official statement from the Caretaker PM’s Office on December 18, 2019.
Hariri did say, however, that he would take part in the binding Parliamentary Consultations on December 19, 2019, with his insistence that this process should not be postponed or delayed any further.
Our team works tirelessly to ensure Lebanese people have a reliable alternative to the politically-backed media outlets with their heavily-funded and dangerous propaganda machines. We've been detained, faced nonstop cyber attacks, censorship, attempted kidnapping, physical intimidation, and frivolous lawsuits draining our resources. Financial support from our readers keeps us fighting on your behalf. If you are financially able, please consider supporting The961's work. Support The961. Make a contribution now.