Officials mark anniversary of Hariri’s death

in arabic/The Daily Star/عناوين الصحف

A day before the 14th anniversary of his assassination, former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri was commemorated Wednesday by various officials and at a forum in Beirut. Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon Walid al-Bukhari described Hariri as a “witness to the Civil War and to the [Taif] Accord that protected Lebanon’s unity and essence,” and described him as “the martyr for Lebanon and its sovereignty.” Bukhari was speaking at “The Taif Forum: Achievements, Numbers and Partners,” named after the accord that ended Lebanon’s 1975-90 Civil War…

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