Houri: No dispute with Baroud


baroud 0218MP Ammar Houri said Tuesday that “there was no dispute” with Baroud. His comment came after criticizing Lebanon’s Interior Minister Ziad Baroud last Sunday over the municipal elections in Beirut

Houri said he appreciated the minister’s role in the elections.

The March 14 MP said he criticized 2 remarks that the minister made:

– The remark about low voter turnout in Beirut , to which Houri said that the number of votes the Beirut Unity list received was much more than in 2004.

– Baroud ‘s remark on proportionality which Houri called “irresponsible ” and ill timed