Hariri will form cabinet 'based on constitutional norms'.Byline: Elias Sakr
Summary: <p>Caretaker Prime Minister Fouad Siniora Fouad Siniora (alternative spellings: Fouad Sanyoura, Fuad Siniora, Fouad Saniora, Fouad Seniora) (Arabic: فؤاد السنيورة said Thursday that Premier-designate Saad Hariri Saadeddine Rafiq al Hariri (Arabic: سعد الدين رفيق الحريري would pursue his efforts to form a national-unity cabinet in accordance with constitutional norms which governed the formation process.AaFollowing talks with President Michel Sleiman, Siniora told reporters "matters had not matured enough with regard to the formation of a cabinet" nevertheless efforts to reach.
BEIRUT: Caretaker Prime Minister Fouad Siniora said Thursday that Premier-designate Saad Hariri would pursue his efforts to form a national-unity cabinet in accordance with constitutional norms which governed the formation process.AaFollowing talks with President Michel Sleiman, Siniora told reporters "matters had not matured enough with regard to the formation of a cabinet" nevertheless efforts to reach an agreement should be pursued.Aa
Tackling the timing of the cabinet's formation, Siniora, who voiced hope for the prompt conclusion of the process, said it could be concluded any day during Ramadan.Aa
Siniora also urged to halt provocative political rhetoric in order to facilitate Hariri's task, adding that obstacles were to be resolved by the premier-designate given "a will by some parties to facilitate the process."Aa
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Separately, Sleiman stressed Thursday on the need to discuss the prisons' conditions in the go-vernment to implement necessary measures to avoid incidents like last Tuesday's and improve the prisoners living conditions living conditions npl → condiciones fpl de vida
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On Tuesday, eight detainees of Al-Qaeda inspired Fatah al-Islam
Fatah al-Islam, (Arabic: فتح الإسلام, English: Conquest of Islam group attempted to escape the Roumieh prison facility but only Taha Hajj hajj (häj), the pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, one of the five basic requirements (arkan or "pillars") of Islam. Its annual observance corresponds to the major holy day id al-adha, Suleiman succeeded before he was recaptured in the nearby woods of Bsalim Village by Lebanese Army commandos.Aa
Following a meeting with US Ambassador Michele Sison, Sleiman called for providing the Lebanese Army and the security forces with the necessary equipment to support their mission in establishing domestic security and foreign defense.Aa
In remarks published in As-Safir newspaper Thursday, Slei-man said the formation of the cabinet had been delayed due to domestic obstacles rather than foreign intervention. According to according to
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3. As-Safir, Sleiman hinted at "high-level" demands by some domestic parties regarding the distribution of portfolios and nomination of candidates.Aa
Among Arabic-speaking tribes, especially Bedouin, the male head of the family, as well as of each successively larger social unit making up the tribal structure. The sheikh is generally assisted by an informal tribal council of male elders. Naim Qassem, Hiz-bullah's number two, said Thursday his party expressed its commitment to the 15-10-5 cabinet formula which guaranteed na-tional-unity. "Nevertheless Hiz-bullah did not make any promises with regard to other issues."
Qassem said Hizbullah cooperated with Hariri to facilitate an agreement on the cabinet's structure, adding that it was Hariri's responsibility to discuss the distribution of ministerial Done under the direction of a supervisor; not involving discretion or policymaking.
Ministerial describes an act or a function that conforms to an instruction or a prescribed procedure. It connotes obedience. portfolios and the nomination of candidates separately with each political party. "The task to form a cabinet shifted completely to the premier-designate who should discuss with each parliamentary bloc whether in the opposition or the majority an agreement on its share and its candidates," he added.Aa
Tackling the timing of the ca-binet's formation, Qassem urged all parties to benefit from the atmosphere of domestic consensus and political stability to conclude the process quickly, saying Aaprovocative political rhetoric could delay the government's formation several months.
"We urge each party to take responsibility for its actions rather than shift blame on others because accusations hampered the formation of a cabinet which necessitated dialogue and deliberations," Qassem said.Aa
Meanwhile, March 14 MPs reiterated on Thursday their accusations to Free Patriotic Movement (FPM FPM - Fast Page Mode Dynamic Random Access Memory ) leader MP Michel Aoun Michel Naim Aoun (Arabic: ميشال عون) (born 19 february 1935 in Haret Hreik, Lebanon) is a Lebanese military commander and politician. of hampering the cabinet's formation.Aa
In response, the FPM issued a statement accusing several Future Movement MPs of "fabricating lies" in order to cover up for their political party's" scandals." The statement underlined that Aoun's criticism of Hariri's performance with regard to the cabinet's formation did not target the Sunnis in Lebanon.
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