A number of demonstrators from the Free Patriotic Movement gathered in Hadath, a suburb of Beirut in support of President Michel Aoun and Foreign minister Gebran Bassil .
The demonstrators carried FPM banners and chanted slogans in support of the regime
Aoun is the founder of FPM while his son-in-law Bassil is the current FPM chief.
Earlier several FPM officials threatened to open the blocked roads by force .
Lebanon is currently witnessing the largest anti government demonstrations in the country since 2005, when Prime Minister Rafik Hariri – PM Saad Hariri’s father — was assassinated in a car bombing in Beirut. That triggered street protests against the Syrian military presence in the country, demonstrations known as the Cedar Revolution. Syria subsequently withdrew its forces from Lebanon.
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