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Lebanese PM Hariri says to submit government's resignation

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Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said on Tuesday he would submit his government's resignation to President Michel Aoun in response to the protests, saying he had "reached a dead end".

BEIRUT, Oct 29 (Reuters) - Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said on Tuesday he would submit his government's resignation to President Michel Aoun in response to the protests, saying he had "reached a dead end".

Lebanon has been gripped by unprecedented nationwide anti-government protests. Hariri called on all Lebanese to protect civil peace.

(Writing by Lisa Barrington; editing by John Stonestreet)

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