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Berri Says Failure to Hold By-elections Violates Constitution

Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri announced Wednesday that the failure to hold parliamentary by-elections to fill three vacant seats in Tripoli and Keserwan is “a violation of the Constitution,” lamenting that “these by-elections will not be held.”

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Berri: I Can't Believe the President Might Return Wage Scale to Parliament

Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri has announced that he strongly doubts President Michel Aoun could return the approved wage scale bill to Parliament.

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Berri Says 'No Rift' with Kuwait after Emirate Protests over Hizbullah

Speaker Nabih Berri assured on Tuesday that relations with the Gulf emirate of Kuwait are “not broken as some believe,” and stressed that “things have been addressed,” the State-run National News Agency reported.

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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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