Tuesday , July 5 2022

Asharq Al-Awsat: Hariri has prepared a list of 18 ministers that he will present to Aoun


Informed political sources revealed to Al-Sharq al-Awsat newspaper that Prime Minister Saad Hariri has no interest in not moving after he committed to the French initiative and took it upon himself to adopt and pursue it to stop the economic and financial collapse. For keeping his hands tied will reflect negatively upon him, and there is no escape for him except by facilitating the formation of government.
The sources pointed out that Hariri is not in the process of reaching as a party to the ongoing efforts to sidestep the dispute over the formation of government, or to be drawn into the arguments intended to appear as a disagreement between Muslims and Christians, and will therefore not provide a free service to those seeking to set up political missionaries to be caught up in the trap of sectarian disputes.
Sources confirmed that Hariri had prepared a list of names of nominated ministers to commit to an important government of 18 ministers, which he would present to President Aoun, and said that she respects French specifications and will not deviate from it . Because it maintains its commitment to the French initiative, and that its move coincides with the Macron movement, which still runs its political motives towards the international community and inside Lebanon, to secure a social security net. provides protection for the government of the future, and allows Lebanon to move from the congested state to the détente.
The same sources believed that it was necessary to resume consultations between Hariri and Aoun to test the latter’s willingness to adhere to the French initiative on the one hand, and to find out that there is talk of Hariri wanting to seize Christian representation, and said that the President -specified avoids getting into a debate with the President of the Republic over decisions taken by the Defense Council Although the Supreme Court has agreed, along with Siniora and Salam, for violating the constitution and turning against it, and appropriating the reason over his reluctance to respond to the fact that he does not intend to join as a party in the sectarian atmosphere, while he is preparing to resume consulting with Aoun.
And the sources revealed that Siniora and Salam had discussed with Hariri the need to reduce the level of political tension with the leader of the “Progressive Socialist” party, Walid Jumblatt, and not to be drawn into side battles, confirming that there is no truth on the other hand to what the Aoun-affiliated political movement spreads that Hariri does not favor acceleration. In the formation of the government, it remains until after the new President of the United States, Joe Biden, takes over his constitutional duties on January 20 next.
He said that with the formation of the government today, before tomorrow; As the time factor is not in favor of losing opportunities to save the country, he was of the view that the authoring consultations need not continue until after Macron’s third visit to Lebanon since the explosion that targeted the port of Beirut on August 4.

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