Former Lebanese Information Minister Never to Change Stance against Saudi-Led War on Yemen – World news

On December 3, Kordahi submitted his resignation in a bid to ease tensions between Lebanon and Saudi Arabia, which put unprecedented pressure on Beirut to oust the 71-year-old minister after he attacked, with disparaging remarks, the ongoing Saudi-led war on impoverished Yemen.In his resignation statement, he stated that he stepped down not because he was willing to do so but because of unrelenting external pressure…

On December 3, Kordahi submitted his resignation in a bid to ease tensions between Lebanon and Saudi Arabia, which put unprecedented pressure on Beirut to oust the 71-year-old minister after he attacked, with disparaging remarks, the ongoing Saudi-led war on impoverished Yemen.

In his resignation statement, he stated that he stepped down not because he was willing to do so but because of unrelenting external pressure built up against him. “The interests of my country and my people and supporters are above my personal interest. Lebanon is more important than George Kordahi, and the Lebanese interests are more important than a ministerial role,” he said a t a news conference as he announced his resignation.

In an exclusive interview with Iran’s Arabic-language Al-Alam television news network, whose full script was published on Saturday, Kordahi said he would not back down from his remarks, when asked whether he would repeat the same critical remarks against Saudi Arabia over its brutal war on Yemen,

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