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06 December 2022, 17:04 Bassil has threatened to resort to "broad administrative decentralization" should the other political parties continue with the same course.
06 December 2022, 17:01 Bassil: Our partnership is our life in this country.
06 December 2022, 16:55 Bassil: If someone thinks that they can press us over the presidential issue, we tell them that this matter won’t work because it leads to further stubbornness.
06 December 2022, 16:52 Bassil: Mikati is weaker than being able to call for a cabinet session without his “handlers” and he doesn’t dare to do so. Our problem is not with him, but rather with the honest parties who didn’t honor the agreement, the promise and the guarantee.
06 December 2022, 16:48 Bassil: A return to the pre-2005 period requires either banishment, imprisonment or extermination and as long as we are alive there will be no return to that period.
06 December 2022, 16:45 Bassil: Our free existence is more precious than any understanding.
06 December 2022, 16:43 Bassil: What happened proves that Najib Mikati was required not to form a cabinet and this is what we told everyone when we rejected his designation.
06 December 2022, 16:43 Bassil: We will not accept what happened and the issue shall not pass. What happened is a deliberate robbery against the presidential post.
06 December 2022, 16:41 Bassil: The session was a death penalty against the constitution, a lethal blow to the Taif Accord and a stab against a national agreement that was declared in parliament.
06 December 2022, 16:40 Bassil: Yesterday’s session was unconstitutional, illegitimate and non-conforming to the National Pact.
06 December 2022, 16:11 Tomorrow's parliamentary session over the telecom file has been postponed for further contacts with the political parties, Ain el-Tineh's press office said.