Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrives at the Syrian parliament building for talks with Syrian officials in Damascus January 15, 2014. REUTERS/Khaled al-Hariri
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The second factor, the sources said, was information indicating that Saudi Arabia supports the establishment of an all-embracing Cabinet in Lebanon.The sources also commented on the visit made by caretaker Social Affairs Minister Wael Abu Faour to Saudi Arabia Monday evening on behalf of Progressive Socialist Party leader Walid Jumblatt immediately following Zarif's trip to Lebanon. Political sources told The Daily Star that Saudi intelligence chief Prince Bandar bin Sultan and Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal were tasked with following up on the situation in Lebanon under the indirect supervision of King Abdullah bin Abdul-Aziz.The sources added that Saudi Arabia was not so much interested in the makeup of the Cabinet, but rather in its policy statement.
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