In the first comment on Saudi Arabia’s announcement of severing diplomatic relations with Lebanon, Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati expressed his regret at the decision. Saudi ArabiaHe said that he hopes the kingdom’s leadership, with its wisdom, will reconsider it.
The Lebanese Prime Minister expressed his strong rejection of everything that harms the brotherly relations with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Mikati appealed to Arab leaders to work and help overcome this crisis in order to preserve Arab cohesion.
Earlier, Saudi Arabia announced that it had summoned the Kingdom’s ambassador to the Lebanese Republic for consultations, and that the Lebanese ambassador to the Kingdom would leave within the next 48 hours.
In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed that the insulting statements to the Kingdom issued by the Lebanese Minister of Information represent a new cycle of reprehensible and rejected positions issued by Lebanese officials towards the Kingdom and its policies, in addition to the slanderous statements and the reversal and falsification of facts.