PSP ministers to quit if cabinet refuses to fund STL, report


Lebanese National Struggle Front parliamentary bloc ministers will resign from the cabinet should the government refuse to fund the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) , Al Nahar newspaper quoted minister Wael Abu Faour from the bloc which is headed by Progressive Socialist Party (PSP) leader MP Walid Jumblatt as saying .

“Whether (Prime Minister Najib) Mikati resigned or not, the National Struggle Front ministers will resign from the cabinet if the funding of the STL wasn’t approved,” the minister said

There are three PSP ministers in the cabinet which is headed by Mikati

Lebanon is responsible for paying 49 percent of the costs of the STL.

The minister said that the cabinet session scheduled for November 30 will clear the stances towards the STL.