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Lebanese PM-designate Hariri blames Hezbollah for political row

Devdiscourse News Desk Last Updated at 13-11-2018 19:28:00 IST Lebanon

Lebanese Prime Minister-designate Saad al-Hariri said on Tuesday the process of forming a new government had hit a big obstacle and blamed Iran-backed Hezbollah for the stalemate.

Shi'ite Muslim Hezbollah, a heavily armed group, has been pressing its demand for one Sunni lawmaker allied to it to get a cabinet portfolio, something Hariri refused.

(With inputs from agencies.)

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