Veteran politician Hariri back as Lebanon's PM, vows to halt collapse

Topics Lebanon


Lebanese veteran politician Saad al-Hariri was named prime minister for a fourth time on Thursday and pledged to form a new government that can tackle the country's worst crisis since its 1975-1990 civil war.

  After his nomination, Hariri said he would quickly form a cabinet of specialists "with a mission to enact the economic and financial reforms" set out in a French plan to get foreign aid.   But he faces major challenges to navigate Lebanon's sectarian politics to agree a cabinet, which must then.....

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