Saudi crown prince meets Lebanon's Maronite Patriarch: al-Arabiya

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Posted: Nov 14, 2017 7:52 AM

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman held talks with Lebanon's Maronite Christian Patriarch Bechara Boutros Al-Rai in Riyadh on Tuesday, al-Arabiya television reported, as a political crisis in Lebanon drags on.

Al-Rai met earlier with Saudi King Salman on the second day of his first visit to Saudi Arabia. He also held talks with Saad al-Hariri, who announced his resignation as prime minister of Lebanon from Riyadh on Nov. 4.

(Reporting by Dahlia Nehme; editing by John Stonestreet)