Jumblat Meets Hariri, Says 'Full Sovereignty, Independence' Inevitable
Progressive Socialist Party chief MP Walid Jumblat held talks Tuesday with Prime Minister Saad Hariri and stressed that Lebanon “will eventually achieve full sovereignty and full independence.”
“Today is the eve of the ominous February 14 (2005) day on which the great martyr Rafik Hariri was assassinated, and later there was a wave of bloodshed that targeted good politicians, journalists, MPs and intellectuals,” Jumblat said after the meeting at the Center House.
He was accompanied by his son Taimur and MP Wael Abu Faour.
“If we recall this scary past, we would find out that we remained resilient one way or another,” Jumblat added.
“We remained resilient given the size of the rival forces, but the region has changed a lot, and despite all of this, Sheikh Saad has adhered to the slogan of stability, which defeated the other slogans of chaos and instability, and we supported him in this,” Jumblat added.
"In the end, this is the slogan that should win: stability and combating terrorism. And one day, no matter how much it takes, justice will inevitably be achieved,” the PSP leader went on to say.
And reassuring that “the relation with Sheikh Saad, the Hariri family and al-Mustaqbal Movement will remain firm,” Jumblat said “Lebanon will eventually achieve full sovereignty and full independence.”