Report: New Hope Promises a Govt. Formation ‘Before Year-End’

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New hope has emerged on Tuesday after an “urgent” invitation from President Michel Aoun aimed at exploring means to break the monthslong government formation deadlock, al-Joumhouria daily reported on Tuesday.

A “group” of ideas, “that could be the magic wand” to pull the government out of the crisis before the year’s end, were put forward, added the newspaper.

An initiative to resolve the Sunni obstacle after the failure of Free Patriotic Movement chief Jebran Bassil’s proposals was discussed.

On Monday, President Michel Aoun invited for an “urgent” meeting and held separate talks in Baabda with Speaker Nabih Berri and Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri.

Talks have focused on the means to resolve the delayed government formation.

After his discussions with Aoun, Hariri did not give specific details but told reporters “there are possible solutions” for the crisis, without elaborating.

Aoun reportedly intends to hold further political consultations with other figures over the coming days.

Comments 5
Thumb roflmfao 11 December 2018, 15:55

Dudes.. they didn't mention end of which year.. that's how they get ya!..

Thumb libanaisresilient 12 December 2018, 03:17

Lol... I tot the same bro

Thumb beiruti 11 December 2018, 16:11

The country is in financial meltdown, the debt is ballooning, no one is watching the store. Why? They prefer to be an interim government and hold over ministers where each of them get a veto over everything. There is something wrong with a system that gives public officials more power for failing to agree than for agreeing.
And the issue in forming a government is Hezbollah's attempt to poke a finger into Hariri's eye with forcing a Sunni minister on him from outside of the Future Movement. The issue of dividing up the graft so that all of the former militia leaders can equitably steal from the government was settled about a month ago.

Thumb s.o.s 11 December 2018, 20:43

It’s time to federalize Lebanon and freeze the demographics by issuing a law forbidding one sect to sell properties to another one. Obviously Sunni and Shia don’t belong to the same sect.

Thumb whyaskwhy 11 December 2018, 21:26

Pigs will fly first and Nassrallah may see daylight before we see a new government.