Hariri gets wheels moving to end Cabinet stalemate

in english/The Daily Star/عناوين الصحف

Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri launched a new round of negotiations Thursday in an attempt to solve a near three-month Cabinet deadlock, culminating in a long-anticipated meeting with Free Patriotic Movement Gebran Bassil, political sources said.

The Hariri-Bassil meeting came hours after Hariri sat down with Speaker Nabih Berri in a sign that wheels have been set back into motion after the stalemate.

“Hariri told Berri that he is rushed and can’t wait any longer to form a government. The speaker promised to try to help,” one political source told The Daily Star…

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