Secretary of State John Kerry, right, receives former Prime Minister Saad Hariri in Washington, Wednesday, April 22, 2015. (The Daily Star/Dalati Nohra, HO)
Your feedback is important to us!
We invite all our readers to share with us their views and comments about this article.
Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) whose content is submitted. The Daily Star accepts no responsibility for the content of comment(s), including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Please note that your email address will NOT appear on the site.
Alert: If you are facing problems with posting comments, please note that you must verify your email with Disqus prior to posting a comment. follow this link to make sure your account meets the requirements. (http://bit.ly/vDisqus)
Former Prime Minister Saad Hariri called Wednesday after talks with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry for the Saudi-led "Decisive Storm" military operation in Yemen to shift to Syria to remove the regime of President Bashar Assad for killing its people.Hariri's talks with Kerry covered the situation in Lebanon and developments in region, particularly the 4-year-old war in Syria, the conflict in Iraq and the war in Yemen, according to a statement released by the ex-premier's media office.Hariri said his talks with Kerry also touched on maintaining stability in Lebanon and the 11-month-old presidential vacuum.Hariri's meeting with Kerry came amid concerns over Hezbollah and Iran's role in Lebanon and the region.Hariri expressed his gratitude for American support for the Lebanese Army, after the U.S. delivered dozens of new armored Humvees in January to help protect Lebanese soldiers.Earlier Wednesday, Hariri updated the Lebanese Caucus in Washington D.C. on the situation in Lebanon during a meeting at the U.S. Capitol, according to a statement released by his media office.
Street protests put Lebanon at critical crossroad
Protests erupt over taxes as govt races to wrap up budget
Berri, Hariri seek to iron out budget snags
FOLLOW THIS ARTICLE