Berri and Nasrallah Calls for Swift Formation of New National Government

Published May 27th, 2018 - 11:12 GMT
Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri  (AFP/File Photo)
Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri (AFP/File Photo)

Speaker Nabih Berri and Hezbollah Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah expressed their satisfaction concerning the re-election of Berri and the re-appointment of the Prime Minister.

The two further called for a swift formation of a new national government "that reflects the correct representation."

"Hezbollah" and "Amal movement" announced a meeting between Berri and Nasrallah, who were accompanied by caretaker Finance Minister Ali Hasan Khalil and "Hezbollah" official Hussein Khalil.

According to a join statement, the meeting was held for several hours as the two parties reviewed regional matters and expressed their full support for the Palestinian people.



The statement further expressed the two parties' satisfaction and positive evaluation regarding the elections.

"The participation seen during the elections confirmed the people's commitment to the Resistance, and building the state and institutions the way it's carried out by 'Hezbollah', the 'Amal Movement', and their allies," the statement read.

The two sides also hoped that the new cabinet will be formed soon, "reflecting a fair and just representation, stressing the need to work to fight corruption" as they both decided on a comprehensive approach.


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