Saad Hariri at the governmental palace in Beirut, Lebanon on October 24, 2017 (Photo by Reuters)
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BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:15 P.M.) – The leader of the Future Movement (var. Al-Mustaqbal), Saad Hariri, has been reelected as Prime Minister of Lebanon, following a parliamentary vote on Thursday.

Hariri was elected as Premier of Lebanon after he received 107 votes from his fellow Ministers of Parliament.

Following his victory, Hariri delivered a speech in which he reiterated his disassociation policy to lead Lebanon for the next few years.

“I will embark on the mission of forming the government, knowing that all the influential blocs have agreed on the need to form a national unity government as soon as possible in light of the pressing financial and external situations,” Hariri stated.

“The new government is asked to consolidate stability, strengthen state institutions, revive the economy, create jobs and carry on with the course that was launched with the formation of the outgoing government,” he added.

This will Hariri’s third term as Prime Minister of Lebanon and his first consecutive term in this position.

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How is this possible? A proven Saudi pion (http://www.middleeasteye.net/news/lebanon-believes-hariri-held-saudi-wants-foreign-pressure-says-top-official-1175038189) has been re-elected in spite of Hezbollah success in General Elections? Another example of Democracy not working for the people but for powerful and rich…

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It looks like there’s no shortage of fools who can’t comprehend what this traitorous man is all about.