Sunday, December 8th: Following his meeting with the Grand Mufti of Lebanon Sheikh Abdul Latif Derian, the primary nominee for the Prime Minister of Lebanon position Samir Khatib announced that he is no more willing to head the next cabinet.
In a brief speech, Khatib said he decided to withdraw from the elections after being informed by the Mufti that the current caretaker Prime Minister Saad Hariri is the name agreed upon by the Sunni sect to head the next government.
Samir Khatib is expected to make a statement after his meeting with PM Saad Hariri in Bayt Al-Wasat.
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