Mr Hariri had been under pressure to stay after his surprise resignation last month


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Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri has officially withdrawn his resignation, a month after saying he was quitting in a shock announcement in Saudi Arabia.

He had already suspended it two weeks ago after returning to Lebanon.

In a statement, he said the situation had been resolved after all members of the government agreed to stay out of the affairs of other Arab states.

Mr Hariri had accused coalition partner Hezbollah and Iran of spreading strife across the region.

He had also said there was a plot to kill him, though he did not give any details.

Shia militant group Hezbollah is part of a national unity government formed by Mr Hariri last year which effectively ended years of civil war in the country.

Hezbollah's leader has accused its foe Saudi Arabia of forcing Mr Hariri to resign - something Riyadh and Mr Hariri have denied.

"All [the government's] political components decide to dissociate themselves from all conflicts, disputes, wars or the internal affairs of brother Arab countries, in order to preserve Lebanon's economic and political relations," Mr Hariri said in the statement reversing the resignation on Tuesday.