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Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati announced the resignation of his government on Friday, citing divisions on several domestic issues, and called for the formation of a national unity government. 

Lebanese PM Najib Mikati attends the third Arab Economic, Social and Development Summit, on January 21, 2013 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Mikati announced the resignation of his government on Friday, citing divisions on several domestic issues, and called for the formation of a national unity government.

"I announce the resignation of the government, hoping that this will open the way for the major political blocs to take responsibility and come together to bring Lebanon out of the unknown," Mikati said.

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