Lebanon's Hariri holds talks with Egypt President Sisi in Cairo

Saad al Hariri is seen at Beirut's international airport in Beirut

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri arrived in Beirut late on Tuesday, ending a near-three-week absence to address a political crisis that's drawn in regional and global powers and raised concern that the fragile country would again be caught in a showdown between Saudi Arabia and Iran.

Al-Hariri had announced his resignation in a televised broadcast from Saudi Arabia.

His father, late Prime Minister Rafik al-Hariri, was assassinated in 2005 and an worldwide court is still investigating the tragedy.

Al-Hariri flew to Cairo from Paris, where he held talks with French President Emmanuel Macron.

He also held talks with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi and said he'll announce his political position after his return to Beirut.

Hariri arrived at Cairo Cairo International Airport at 6:30 pm (local time), where he was greeted by Egyptian Health Minister Ahmed Emad Edin, Lebanon Ambassador in Cairo, Antoine Azzam, and Egypt Beirut Ambassador Nazih Naggari.

"President Macron updated Prime Minister Netanyahu with the measures he is taking in the crisis in Lebanon", the PMO said in a statement.

Hariri said he quit over interference in Lebanon by Iran and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah militia group.

Egypt's presidency said Aoun, a Hezbollah ally, also spoke with Sisi to discuss developments.

Hariri and Sisi agreed on the necessity for Lebanon to be disassociated from any regional issues and the Lebanese outgoing prime minister praised Sisi for his keenness on maintaining Lebanon's stability, according to Hariri's remarks following the meeting.

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