During a private audience lasting around 30 minutes, the 84-year-old pontiff said he would like to visit Lebanon “as soon as the conditions are favourable”, according to a Vatican statement. He expressed his “closeness to the Lebanese people, who are experiencing a moment of great difficulty and uncertainty” and called upon “all political forces to urgently commit themselves to the benefit of the nation”. Hariri, a three-time premier selected in October to form a new government, told Lebanese media afterwards that the pope would visit “only after the formation of a government”.

Source:https://english.alaraby.co.uk/english/news/2021/4/23/pope-francis-to-visit-lebanon-after-government-formation

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