Hariri Calls Aoun, Berri, Deryan from France

إقرأ هذا الخبر بالعربية W460

Prime Minister Saad Hariri, who has not returned to Beirut since his surprise resignation two weeks ago, made several phone calls with senior Lebanese officials after his arrival in France on Saturday.

Hariri telephoned President Michel Aoun, Speaker Nabih Berri and the Grand Mufti of the Republic Abdul Latif Deryan, where talks highlighted the latest developments, the premier's media office said in a statement.

The PM has reportedly told Aoun and Berri that he will be back in Lebanon to take part in the Independence Day celebrations on Wednesday.

Hariri has also received telephone calls from several officials including Progressive Socialist Party Leader MP Walid Jumblat and Marada Movement leader Suleiman Franjieh.

Lebanon will mark Independence Day on Wednesday and there have been concerns about whether Hariri will attend the annual celebrations. The ceremony is usually headed by the president, prime minister and parliament speaker.

It is the first official comment on when Hariri is likely to be back in Beirut since his Nov. 4 resignation through a broadcast on a Saudi-owned TV station from Saudi Arabia.

NNA quoted a presidential statement saying that Hariri informed the president that he arrived in Paris with his wife earlier Saturday.

Comments 24
Thumb galaxy 18 November 2017, 13:12

lol @ Lebanon will mark Independence Day on Wednesday

Thumb marcus 18 November 2017, 17:01

yes independence, and that is why 'nothing happens in Lebanon without Iran's approval'.

Thumb popeye 19 November 2017, 05:12

I await the day when I will read ONE meaningful post, ONE counter argument, ONE credible or mature info from you, Flamethrower..... , but alas!

Thumb tric.portugal 18 November 2017, 13:38

yes...after resign in a foreign land!!and what a foreign land...

Missing humble 18 November 2017, 13:57

Neutrality for Lebanon.

Thumb tric.portugal 18 November 2017, 14:16

Neutrality for Lebanon!!!??? How can Lebanon have neutralitie if there is Nations in the region that are boycoting the lebanese process of return of refugies...

Thumb s.o.s 18 November 2017, 15:23

One runaway calls a deserter. So much in common they have these French exilees.

Thumb kanaanljdid 18 November 2017, 15:35

Lol indeed

Thumb chrisrushlau 18 November 2017, 17:15

Has anybody seen him in France?

Thumb shab 18 November 2017, 18:29


Thumb liberty 19 November 2017, 04:06

to spread the Christian faith on naharnet.

Thumb popeye 19 November 2017, 05:13


Thumb Elemental 18 November 2017, 17:29

"Independence" Ok, when you're not controlled by anyone then say it.

Thumb Elemental 18 November 2017, 20:13

Playing the victim I see.

Thumb s.o.s 19 November 2017, 02:09

Hayda mareed.... khalis khalis...

Thumb tric.portugal 19 November 2017, 02:30

Hariri and the speach in the day of Independence...in front to the Lebanese Army !!?? Hariri the man that resign in foreign nation that´s daclare War against Lebanon...what Hariri gonna say!!!??...the first thing that Hariri gonna do is give the speach that the Saudis give to him for read in the day of Independence in front of Lebanese Army...no more "positve chocs"...Hariri must be in silence in day of Independence of Lebanon!!! the only must speach is front of the Lebanese Army is the Comander Supreme of Lebanese Army...Hariri, first Hariri must explain very well what´s happenning for apresented the resignation in a foreign nation...without informing the Head of State in Lebanon but informed the King of Saudis...

Thumb tric.portugal 19 November 2017, 02:34

the speach of Indepence that Hariri gonna read was write by the Saudis...the Hariri speach in front of the Lebanese Army gonna be a letter of love to Saudi Kingdom...

Thumb tric.portugal 19 November 2017, 04:51

what gonna be the speach that the Saudis write for Hariri read in the day of Independence of Lebanon!!? Aoun must acepted the resignation of Hariri...Hariri only arrived in the day of Independence in Lebanon !!!??? Hariri gonna apresented the resignation in the day of the Independece of Lebanon, and General Aoun gonna accepted...Hariri do not have conditions to continue Prime-Minister...Aoun must envited last prime- minister of Lebanon to form a cabinet, Hariri go apresented the resignation and gonna be accepted...

Thumb Elemental 19 November 2017, 04:55

Refer to my above comment^.

Thumb s.o.s 19 November 2017, 03:59

What was wrong tonight? on a Sat night Jounieh and Hamra were dead!

Thumb eagledawn 19 November 2017, 09:57

Objectivity and Consistency:

Ridiculous this 22 november. I wish we were still under the French, and those Iranian mullahs were not controlling us..."

Each country has its problems. We have hezbollah. Lets live with it"

Thumb s.o.s 19 November 2017, 13:19

Omg, EagleDawn :)

Thumb justin 19 November 2017, 19:38


Thumb shab 19 November 2017, 10:45