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France calls for ‘non-interference’ in Lebanon crisis

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian. (AFP/Fadel Senna)
BRUSSELS: French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves le Drian called Monday for “non-interference” in Lebanon, after the country’s prime minister announced his surprise resignation in a televised statement from Saudi Arabia.
“For there to be a political solution in Lebanon, it is necessary that all of the political leaders have total freedom of movement and that non-interference is a fundamental principle,” Le Drian said as he arrived for a meeting of EU foreign ministers in Brussels.

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