Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil speaks during a press conference following talks with his German counterpart at the foreign ministry in Berlin May 6, 2014. AFP PHOTO / JOHN MACDOUGALL

BEIRUT, LEBANON (6:00 P.M.) – Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassel slammed Prime Minister Saad Hariri during his interview with Russia Today.

During his interview, Bassel stated that ties with Syria won’t be severed, adding that no one asked Hariri to vistit the country.

“No one asked Hariri to visit Syria,” Bassel said during the interview.

“Ties with Syria are not going to be severed, but rather, become permanent,” he continued.

“There is no reason to fabricate a crisis over the Lebanese-Syrian relations,” Bassel added.

Hariri recently stated that he refuses to restore ties with Syria and that he will not form a government if this is one of the conditions.

“If others insist on restoring Lebanese-Syrian ties from the gateway of the reopened Nassib border crossing, then the government will not be formed,” Hariri said, as quoted by Naharnet.

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n.md.148
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n.md.148

zio wahabbis want lebanon to become like yemen – at the becks and calls of saudi barbaric

Solomon Krupacek
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Then the old Assad was the biggest zionist. He destroyed lebanon.

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jmNZ

The sooner this creep Hariri resigns – or is fired by the president – the better for all of us.

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est338lapua

I would prefer he should be fired by a few kg of TNT , but political circumstances dicte otherwise

Long Live Syria
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Long Live Syria

Poor Hariri, since his return back from Riyyad & the imprisonment he seems to be totally lost and doesn’t seem to be knowing what he is doing. Even Afghanistan is sick & tired of terrible war for over 17 years now and are marching for peace. It is high time Lebanon and Syria too settle down and establish peaceful relationships.

jerel
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Prime Minister Saad Hariri seems set on doing Saudi Arabia bidding – they (SA) doesn’t want peace, and Hariri is falling over him self by making absurd announcements that places the hold nation at-risk.

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Weldon Cheek

Someone please explain what all this means/is about? Who is who and who is being controled by which other nation? Is hariri a saudi lapdog? Who ishe visiting in syria if he refuses tospeak with Assad? Is Bassel on the side of the lebanese people or is he a puppet of some other state? Where can i learn about these things?

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Joe Yousef

Isn’t he saudi ‘s prostitute ?