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Berri Supports Dialogue with Damascus, Says Wage Scale Will be Approved

Speaker Nabih Berri on Saturday announced that he supports dialogue with Damascus to coordinate the return of Syrian refugees back home, pointing out that there must be a way to “contact” the Syrian government.

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Berri: Wage Scale to Top Agenda of Legislative Session

Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri on Wednesday announced that the long-awaited new wage scale will be at the top of the agenda of the upcoming legislative session.

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Berri Hails Aoun's Call for Baabda Consultative Meeting

Speaker Nabih Berri has welcomed President Michel Aoun's call for a meeting in Baabda among the leaders of the political parties that are represented in government.

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Berri Says Has Right to Call for June 5 Session, Vows to Prevent 'Anything Sectarian' in Electoral Law

Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri on Monday pledged to block “anything sectarian” in the electoral law as he refused the moving of certain seats from one electoral district to another.

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Berri Says 1960 Law 'Bad' but Sectarian Law 'Worse'

Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri on Wednesday acknowledged that the 1960 electoral law which was endorsed in the 2009 polls is a “bad” law for the country but warned against replacing it with a “sectarian law.”

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Berri Rejects Reallocation of Some Seats if Polls are to be Held under 1960 Law

Speaker Nabih Berri has stressed that the upcoming legislative session will be held on May 15, noting that the political forces have been given a chance to agree on a new electoral law and avoid “vacuum.”

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Berri Calls for 'Fair' and 'Non-Sectarian' Electoral Law

Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri has called on the political forces to seek a “fair” electoral law that does not aggravate the sectarian situation in the country.

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Berri Hails al-Rahi's Call for Re-Endorsing 1960 Law, Slams Bassil's Proposal

Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri has hailed Maronite Patriarch Beshara al-Rahi's stance that considered the controversial 1960 electoral law as the alternative to another extension of parliament's term, as he criticized the latest electoral law format that has been proposed by Free Patriotic Movement chief Jebran Bassil.

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Berri Says All Electoral Laws to be Based on Full Proportional Representation after Extension

Speaker Nabih Berri has emphasized that all electoral laws in Lebanon will be based on full proportional representation in the future should parliament extend its own term for a third time during Thursday's legislative session.

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Berri Warns of 'Plots to Bury Palestine Cause' after Ain el-Hilweh Clashes

Speaker Nabih Berri on Sunday raised the alarm over the ongoing deadly clashes at the Ain el-Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp, in a rare comment over the recurrent violence there.

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