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24 May 2019, 20:40 FPM chief Bassil from Tripoli: We have achieved the first state budget that secures financial regularity and we have started the course of curbing the deficit.
24 May 2019, 19:50 President Aoun told a U.S. Congress delegation that Washington should help Lebanon in returning the Syrian refugees to their country.
24 May 2019, 17:11 Information Minister al-Jarrah after cabinet session: We have finished discussing and approving the state budget's articles and numbers.
24 May 2019, 17:07 Finance Minister Khalil: Today's session indicated that there will be no discussion of additional articles or numbers in the next session.
24 May 2019, 16:55 MTV: The Cabinet session has ended.
24 May 2019, 16:36 MTV: The discussion of some items might protract, that's why there is an attempt to limit discussions to items that can be achieved as part of this budget and the final session will be in Baabda.
24 May 2019, 16:35 MTV: The Cabinet is not only discussing Bassil's paper but also clarifications and proposals from other ministers.
24 May 2019, 16:34 MTV: The debate in Cabinet is very calm and some articles might be transferred to the 2020 budget.