Loyalty to the Resistance bloc names Berri for speakership, calls for swift government formation

Wed 16 May 2018 at 17:00 Politics

NNA - The Loyalty to the Resistance bloc on Wednesday indicated that House Speaker Nabih Berri is their candidate to presiding over the new Parliament, calling lawmakers to follow suit.

The bloc also urged for speeding up the government formation for the nation's best interest, "especially amid the current juncture that bears no delay."

The Loyalty to the Resistance held today its first meeting following the legislative polls.

MPs did not fail to thank their supporters who voted for them, vowing "to endeavor to defend the country and protect its sovereignty through the army-people-Resistance trinity" and to heed pressing livelihood, administrative, developmental, and economic affairs.

=========Rabab Housseiny

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