Hariri Says March 8, March 14 Can't Rule Country without 'Partnership'

W460

Prime Minister Saad Hariri stressed Tuesday during meetings with his visitors that “partnership” among all political components is essential for the country.

“This country is a magical, unique and wondrous formula among the countries of the region and the world. After the martyrdom of ex-PM Rafik Hariri, we in the March 14 camp tried to lead the country on our own, and then the March 8 camp also tried. We both failed,” Hariri said.

“We disagreed over the one-third veto power and the 'kingmaker minister' and all of this was futile. We believe that partnership among everyone is what holds the country together, and through accord among each other we have made a lot of achievements during this period,” the premier added.

Hariri had caused widespread perplexity on November 4 when he resigned during a TV broadcast from Saudi Arabia, citing alleged threats to his life and blasting the policies of Iran and Hizbullah in Lebanon and the region.

After a puzzling mini-odyssey that took him to France, Egypt and Cyprus, Hariri returned to Lebanon and then rescinded his resignation after securing a deal with the Hizbullah-led camp on distancing Lebanon from regional conflicts.

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Thumb tric.portugal 19 December 2017, 19:32

“This country is a magical, unique and wondrous formula among the countries of the region and the world."
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yes...is unique because is the only Nation that belongs to the Cristhian Arab World!!!... that´s why Meca, the Envagelicals and the God of Torah want´s to destroy...

Thumb lebnani4ever 19 December 2017, 21:40

Yes, it is the only country in the world where the minority can hold the majority and get their way. lol
33% veto power, wow what a concept