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19 October 2018, 20:44 Minister Riachi from Center House: Some are seeking to undermine PM-designate Hariri's efforts and to turn against the political settlement.
19 October 2018, 20:16 MTV quoting sources close to Aoun: The president's flexibility on the possibility of assigning the justice portfolio to the LF was faced by an escalation from the LF, which asked for 4 portfolios including two significant ones.
19 October 2018, 18:59 OTV: Hariri will inform Riachi that the LF's share will not include the justice portfolio.
19 October 2018, 18:44 MP Wael Abu Faour and Minister Melhem Riachi have arrived at the Center House for talks with PM-designate Saad Hariri.
19 October 2018, 17:26 Nasrallah: There is significant and important progress in the cabinet formation process but matters related to portfolios and names are still pending.
19 October 2018, 17:16 Nasrallah: It is clear that there is great optimism and important positivities in the cabinet formation process, but we do not advise anyone to set timeframes.
19 October 2018, 17:14 Nasrallah: We do not interfere in the distribution of portfolios and shares.
19 October 2018, 17:13 Nasrallah: The cabinet formation process is in the hands of President Aoun and PM-designate Hariri.
19 October 2018, 17:13 Nasrallah: There are claims that I sat with Bassil and informed him of the need to form the government through offering concessions before the U.S. sanctions on Iran enter into force. This meeting did not happen and these remarks were not voiced. We do not impose our will on the FPM, the PM-designate or any of the political forces.
19 October 2018, 17:10 Nasrallah: Iran is not interfering in the issue of the Lebanese government.
19 October 2018, 17:08 Nasrallah: It is wrong to link between the developments in Lebanon and Iraq.
19 October 2018, 17:06 Nasrallah: I tell the Saudi rulers that now is the right time to take a bold and brave stance and stop the war on Yemen... The international cover for their war on Yemen has started to crumble, especially after (Khashoggi's) incident. The kingdom's image in the world has never been worse throughout 100 years.
19 October 2018, 17:03 Nasrallah: It has become almost certain that Khashoggi was abducted, tortured, killed and dismembered with a saw inside the consulate.
19 October 2018, 17:00 Nasrallah: There is no doubt that the rulers of Saudi Arabia and America are in a difficult situation due to the case of Khashoggi's disappearance.
19 October 2018, 15:59 Bassil: We are on the right track that leads to a speedy cabinet formation.
19 October 2018, 15:58 Bassil from Center House: Things are very positive.
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