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Report: Hizbullah Doesn't Prefer 'Majority Government'

Hizbullah has informed concerned parties that it is not in favor of forming a so-called “majority government,” sources informed on Hizbullah's stances have said.

“The party in interfering to certain limits in order to balance the stances. Its secretary general Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah has stood against Foreign Minister Jebran Bassil's threat to resort to street protests two weeks ago, urging him to engage in dialogue with others and to take the initiative of visiting Speaker Nabih Berri,” the sources told al-Hayat newspaper in remarks published Thursday.

“Berri's warnings against the repeated calls of some members of the Strong Lebanon bloc for withdrawing the parliamentary majority's mandate from Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri have also been heeded by Hizbullah, seeing as such a move is unconstitutional,” the sources added.


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