The March 14 General Secretariat on Wednesday condemned the Lebanese government’s “shameful” move to object to an Arab League decision to suspend Syria’ membership.

“ We condemn the position of the government and we believe it is a shameful and will harm Lebanon’s interest and dignity,” the coalition said in a statement.

March 14 commended the Arab League’s position vis-à-vis the Syrian crisis, and voiced hope that the meeting of Arab foreign ministers in Morocco later in the day “will be a fundamental for supporting the Syrian people.”

The General Secretariat also called on Prime Minister Najib Mikati , whose government is completely dominated by the Iranian and Syrian backed Hezbollah March 8 coalition – to “resign in order to protect the interests of the Lebanese people.”

Foreign ministers from the 22-member Arab League are expected to formalize their decision to suspend Syria for refusing to end its bloody crackdown against anti-government protesters.

The suspension decision has enraged Syria, which considers itself a bastion of Arab nationalism. Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Mouallem boycotted the meeting.

Damascus fears the United States and its allies might use the rare Arab consensus to press for tougher sanctions at the United Nations. Veto-wielding Russia and China have so far opposed efforts at the U.N. Security Council to impose sanctions on Syria — a stance that could become harder to maintain in the face of the Arab stance.

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