The vote of confidence debate part I

Lebanon’s PM Saad Hariri read the cabinet policy statement and MP Michel Aoun started the debate saying : Sectarianism doesn’t produce corruption, but corruption encourages sectarianism. He added : “A lot of steps should be taken before abolishing confessionalism in politics,” citing Turkey as an example. Speaker Nabih Berri responded to Aoun by saying: I […]

Lebanon cabinet: Chamoun will withhold his vote of confidence

National Liberal Party leader Dory Chamoun said he will withhold his vote of confidence from Prime Minister Saad Hariri’s government “because the ministerial (policy) statement was ambiguous and not clear regarding resistance weapons.” “Despite parliamentary election victory, March 14 forces have accepted participation of the minority in the government even though this is undemocratic,” Chamoun […]