Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman waves during a welcoming ceremony for British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia September 19, 2017. Saudi Press Agency
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Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea and Kataeb head MP Sami Gemayel Thursday held separate meetings with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman, before returning to Beirut late Thursday evening.The head of media for the LF, Charles Jabbour, denied any claims that Geagea – who is not a member of Parliament – in any way discussed next year's slated parliamentary elections.Despite statements Wednesday from the Lebanese Forces that Geagea would make several other stops on his foreign tour, an airport source told The Daily Star that he returned to Beirut Thursday evening.Separately, Gemayel met with the crown prince and voiced opposition to the current Lebanese government. Both Gemayel and Geagea visited the kingdom after receiving an official invite but insisted their trips were uncoordinated.
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