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Khalid bin Salman: Iran's Treacherous Militias Assassinated Rafik Hariri

Khalid bin Salman: Iran's Treacherous Militias Assassinated Rafik Hariri

Sunday, 16 February, 2020 - 12:00
Saudi Arabia’s Vice Minister of Defense Prince Khalid bin Salman. AAWSAT AR
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Saudi Arabia’s Vice Minister of Defense Prince Khalid bin Salman said on Sunday that the Iranian treacherous militias assassinated late Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri because it got fed up with his development project.


This came in tweets, which the Prince posted on his official Twitter account, marking the 15th anniversary of Hariri's assassination.


The Prince said Hariri was a national leader "who led the march of reconstruction and stability in his homeland.”


Hariri’s “national project, which aims for stability, prosperity and coexistence, will remain in the face of the sectarian militias that do not believe in the homeland or the dignity of its citizens,” he said in another tweet.


Hariri was assassinated in an explosion in Lebanon’s capital Beirut in 2005.


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