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Al-Hariri junior declared Lebanon''s new premier

BEIRUT, June 27 (KUNA) -- The influential member of the Lebanese Parliament, Saad Al-Hariri, was declared on Saturday as the prime minister of the planned government.
The announcement was made by President Michel Suleiman after completing consultations with the various blocs of the parliament.
Up to 86 members of the 128-seat Lebanese Parliament have declared support for naming the powerful Al-Hariri as head of the prospected government, it was officially declared earlier on Saturday. (pickup previous) an.rk KUNA 271509 Jun 09NNNN