Progressive Socialist Party leader Walid Jumblatt reportedly called Caretaker PM Saad Hariri, for the first time since he named Najib Miqati as PM-designate last January according al-Hayat newspaper . Jumblatt reportedly stressed to Hariri the need to return to the national dialogue table.
March 14 MP Atef Majdalani told Sada al-Balad newspaper that the cabinet has already been formed by Hezbollah but is awaiting green light from Syria. “Hezbollah has the line-up of the new cabinet which is awaiting Damascus’ green light to be announced, and everything we’re hearing about names and obstacles is only aimed at covering […]
Lebanon’s Prime Minister-designate Najib Mikati denied any Syrian interference in the process of forming a new Lebanese cabinet . “Syria has never interfered,” Miqati told An Nahar newspaper in remarks published Monday.
Despite reports that the government deadlock is caused by the demands of Free Patriotic Movement leader MP Michel Aoun , well informed sources told An Nahar newspaper that the actual impasse was due to a lack of a regional green light on the cabinet formation.
March 14 MP Okab Sakr old MTV on Sunday:“The goal of resistance should be to defend the state, not violate it. When the resistance begins to threaten the state and people, questions arise,” he said and added: “A country without resistance is helpless, but a resistance without a state is nothing.”
Addressing a popular rally of tens of thousands of supporters at the end of his three-day visit to Tripoli, Caretaker Prime Minister Saad Hariri stressed on Friday that any sect that tried to control Lebanon has failed .
Hezbollah number 2 , Sheikh Naim Qassem said on Friday that March 14 parties want to “sabotage the country.” “They want to sabotage to be able to rule…and they want to do so regardless of any new cabinet that will be formed,” Qassem said, according to a statement issued by Hezbollah.
Caretaker Prime Minister Saad Hariri who is on a three-day visit to Tripoli said canceling March 14 alliance politically through the use of no-state arms is delusional, in reference to Hezbollah and its allies.
Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea is holding Free Patriotic Movement leader MP Michel Aoun responsible “for any domestic violence in Lebanon.” In an open letter addressed to Aoun, Geagea said on Wednesday that the FPM leader’s comments on Hezbollah’s arms are “a clear call for resorting to domestic violence.”
Deputy Chairman of the Phalange Party Sejaan Qazzi predicted that PSP leader MP Walid Jumblatt will return sooner than later to March 14. In an interview with MTV Qazzi pointed out that the absence of