Lebanon minister Kordahi resigns to resolve Saudi Arabia dispute

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Lebanon’s information minister has resigned, in an attempt to resolve a spat with Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states.

George Kordahi called the war in Yemen ‘a Saudi aggression’, triggering a diplomatic crisis.

Riyadh banned all Lebanese imports and recalled its ambassador.

Al Jazeera’s @Zeina Khodr reports from Beirut, Lebanon.

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