Jumblatt meets with Hariri and Saudi King in Riyadh

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Progressive Socialist Party chief MP Walid Jumblatt (C) held talks on Wednesday with former prime minister and Future movement leader MP Saad Hariri (R) in Riyadh Saudi Arabia in the presence of his son Taymur (L) and Health Minister Wael Abou Faour( not shown).

Progressive Socialist Party chief MP Walid Jumblatt held talks on Wednesday with former prime minister and Future movement leader  MP Saad Hariri in Riyadh Saudi Arabia.

A statement from the former premier’s office said that the two officials met in Riyadh to discuss the latest local developments in Lebanon, most notably the political deadlock over the election of a president.

Voice of Lebanon radio (100.5) reported earlier that Jumblatt also met  with King Salman.

The PSP chief  traveled to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday. He is accompanied by his son Taymur and Health Minister Wael Abou Faour.

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Progressive Socialist Party chief MP Walid Jumblatt held talks on Wednesday with Saudi king Salman in Riyadh Saudi Arabia October 14, 2015.

Regional and international issues will be the focus of talks between Jumblatt and Saudi officials, who had recently paid visits to Moscow and Paris, reported al-Joumhouria newspaper on Wednesday.

  • 5thDrawer

    Amazing that Lebanese always need to run somewhere else to discuss their own ‘home’ problems.
    Even the ones between themselves.