Hariri Cancels Trip to Moscow


Outgoing Prime Minister Saad Hariri has cancelled a visit scheduled next week to Moscow to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, al-Joumhouria daily reported on Thursday.

The two-day visit was set between December 16-17 and was agreed before Hariri submitted his resignation on October 29, said the daily.

According to Russian diplomatic sources, the Russian embassy sent a cable to Lebanon’s foreign ministry at the beginning of this week requesting the necessary measures be taken to cancel the meeting, provided that a new date will be set later on.

The sources said it might take place in mid-January.

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Thumb devnull_666 12 December 2019, 11:38

Go to South Africa instead and stay there.