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Lebanon PM Hariri has heart procedure in Paris

Lebanon PM Hariri has heart procedure in Paris
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-HarirI is seen during the meeting to discuss a draft policy statement at the governmental palace in Beirut, Lebanon February 6, 2019. REUTERS/Aziz Taher Copyright AZIZ TAHER(Reuters)
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BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri has undergone a "precautionary" heart procedure in Paris, his office said on Monday.

"Hariri this morning underwent a cardiac catheterization and stent insertion procedure at the American Hospital in Paris," the statement said.

Quoting his doctor, the statement said Hariri, 48, was "in good health" and would be returning to his home in Paris in the evening.

(Writing by Lisa Barrington; Editing by Hugh Lawson)

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