Report: Berri hears negative news from US, France on presidential file


Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri received over the past days a negative U.S. stance regarding the presidential election file, a source close to him said.

“He communicated with the French side to inquire about the matter and was told that Paris is facing major difficulties in convincing Saudi Arabia with a settlement in the presidential election file,” al-Akhbar newspaper quoted the source as saying.

“Riyadh’s stance on ex-minister Suleiman Franjieh’s nomination is still very negative,” the French told Berri, according to the daily.

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