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UK Foreign Secretary Comments On Doha Accord

Foreign and Commonwealth Office (UK)

Foreign Secretary comments on the Doha Accord

Commenting on the agreement for Lebanon signed in Doha, the Foreign Secretary said;

"Today's announcement of an agreement for Lebanon, 'the Doha Accord', is a step forward from the conflict of last week. I pay tribute to Qatar and the Arab League, who did so much to make this agreement possible. It is now important that the agreement is implemented. I urge all sides to grasp this opportunity for Lebanon to move beyond the impasse that has blighted the country for so long. In this spirit I look forward to the swift election of a new President and the formation of a new unity government. Our support will continue to be firmly behind the government and people of Lebanon."

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