BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:25 A.M.)- Russian Ambassador to Lebanon, Alexander Zasypkin, reaffirmed his government’s support for President Michel ‘Aoun during a seminar in ‘Aley.

“Today we are witnessing a dangerous development in Lebanon, and Russia stands with President of the Republic Michel Aoun and House Speaker Nabih Berri,” Zasypkin statd.

Zasypkin added that Russia praised the national positions of the Lebanese leadership and the state, the army and security apparatuses, parties and businessmen, saying “Lebanon will overcome the difficulties due to the social cohesion of the Lebanese people.”

Saad Hariri resigned from his post as Prime Minister during an abrupt visit to Saudi Arabia on Saturday, November 4th.