Saniora Says Won't Run in Parliamentary Elections

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Ex-PM and Sidon MP Fouad Saniora on Monday announced that he will not run in the upcoming parliamentary elections.

Saniora's announcement comes after an overnight meeting with Prime Minister Saad Hariri.

Speaking at a press conference, Saniora said his decision does not mean that he is quitting al-Mustaqbal Movement.

He revealed that Hariri had urged him in their meeting overnight to re-nominate himself for one of Sidon's two Sunni seats.

Stressing that he belongs to “the heritage of late PM Rafik Hariri” and that he has faith in al-Mustaqbal Movement's “national and reformist vision,” Saniora underline that he will “continue on the same path.”

The ex-PM also voiced pride that he had contributed to the decision that led to the establishment of the U.N.-backed Special Tribunal for Lebanon in order to “protect Lebanon's political future.”

Comments 3
Thumb s.o.s 05 March 2018, 14:08

prostate cancer ...

Thumb whyaskwhy 05 March 2018, 15:08

Give the man a break he needs time to spend all the money he made! lol

Thumb s.o.s 06 March 2018, 00:49

he didn't make it, he took it. you should see his properties, nobody with an MP and PM income can buy as much. he's worth hundreds of millions. he's just another crook, Bassil style but less proficient in theft.