Suleiman, Hariri to discuss holding a cabinet meeting


Al Mustaqbal newspaper reported that president Michel Suleiman contacted Marada Movement leader MP Suleiman Franjiyeh to inform him that he contacted PM Saad Hariri and they both agreed to meet as soon as he returns from Washington to discuss the possibility of holding a cabinet meeting .

A March 8 delegation – including Franjieh, Amal Movement MP Ali Hassan Khalil, Energy Minister Gebran Bassil and Hezbollah chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah’s aide Hussein Khalil met at the Baabda Palace Tuesday with the president.

The White House announced that President Barack Obama will meet Wednesday with Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri . Among the topics they are expected to discuss are political tensions in Lebanon .

Hezbollah’s Al-Manar television reported earlier on Tuesday that the March 8 coalition had given President Michel Suleiman and Prime Minister Saad Hariri 24 hours to convene a cabinet meeting or it would take action on its own, according to AFP.



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