Sisi receives Berri in Cairo, Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017. (The Daily Star/Lebanese Parliament, HO)
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Politicians react to Hariri's shock resignationOfficials voiced their surprise over Prime Minister Saad Hariri's resignation, with members of the premier's own party expressing shock at the move over the weekend. Progressive Socialist Party leader Walid Jumblatt criticized Hariri's decision, saying Lebanon was too "weak" to absorb the fallout.Marada leader and former presidential candidate MP Sleiman Frangieh said that the reasons behind Hariri's decision were not yet clear, but whoever would be elected to replace the prime minister should be fully accepted by the Sunni community.Separately, Lebanese Forces chief Samir Geagea said Sunday that Hariri decided to resign from his post due to the government's inability to properly exercise its powers, according to an LF statement.
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