Jumblatt visits Ain el-Tineh: Ties with Berri historic, parliamentary consultations must be conducted

Tue 03 Dec 2019 at 13:56 Politics

NNA - Progressive Socialist Party Chairman Walid Jumblatt held a meeting this Tuesday with Speaker Nabih Berri in Ain al-Tineh whereby he underlined "the historic ties and friendship with Berri."

 

In response to a question, Jumblatt said: "I am not the one who nominated Samir al-Khatib, but the Constitution, and what is happening now is contrary to the Constitution. We must conduct binding parliamentary consultations."

 

"We will put forward a list of Druze candidates with great competencies and, later on, Samir al-Khatib or Saad Hariri will choose the ministers," He added, announcing that he would visit Hariri at 7:00 pm this evening.

 

Jumblatt pointed out that "there is a political dispute in the country, but this dispute should not necessarily lead to tension," uttering openness to a comprehensive meeting with President Michel Aoun.

 

 

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