Lebanese foreign minister Hitti says he will resign today - report

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Lebanese Foreign Minister Nassif Hitti will submit his resignation on Monday over "the government's performance on a number of issues", Sky News Arabia cited him as saying.

BEIRUT, Aug 3 (Reuters) - Lebanese Foreign Minister Nassif Hitti will submit his resignation on Monday over "the government's performance on a number of issues", Sky News Arabia cited him as saying.

Hitti decided to quit over differences with the prime minister and frustration at being sidelined, a ministry official and sources close to him said earlier.

(Reporting by Ellen Francis; Editing by Kevin Liffey)

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