Turkey's Erdogan engages in phone diplomacy over Lebanon

Erdogan spoke with Iranian President Ahmadinejad, Saudi Arabi's King Abdullah and Qatar's Amir al-Thani on the phone

Turkey's Erdogan engages in phone diplomacy over Lebanon

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan had phone conversations with several Middle Eastern leaders to discuss the political crisis in Lebanon, his office said in a statement on Saturday.

Erdogan spoke with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Saudi Arabi's King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz and Qatar's Amir Shiekh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani on the phone.

Erdogan will continue his phone diplomacy on Lebanon, the statement said.

On Friday, Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri visited Turkey and had a meeting with Erdogan after a political crisis erupted in his country following the resignation of 11 ministers from the cabinet.

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