Future Movement MP Jamal Jarrah leaves the Parliament in Beirut, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013. (The Daily Star/Mahmoud Kheir)
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Future Movement MP Jamal Jarrah said Tuesday that Saudi Arabia does not interfere in Lebanon's presidency, dismissing the latest remarks made by a Saudi envoy as any indication of Riyadh's support for a particular candidate.In an interview with Voice of Lebanon radio (93.3), the Future bloc lawmaker downplayed comments made by the Saudi charge d'affaires in Lebanon Waleed al-Bukhari a day earlier on Twitter, who recalled a statement by late Saudi former Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal praising former Lebanese Foreign Minister Jean Obeid for being "the veteran man of the Arab foreign ministers".
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