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King Salman: Return visit by Lebanese prime minister

Saad Al-Hariri returned to Riyadh for talks with the senior Saudi leadership in late February, less than four months after the Lebanese prime minister’s last controversial visit when he was forced to resign apparently at the behest of Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman (MBS). That resignation was hastily withdrawn when Hariri returned to Beirut in what amounted to an embarrassing example of the limits of Saudi diplomatic power in the region.

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