People shop at the Beirut Souks, Monday, Feb. 17, 2014. (The Daily Star/Mahmoud Kheir)
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Lebanese businesses and stock markets reacted positively Monday to the formation of the new Cabinet as demands for quick action to rescue the economy increased.A 24-member Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Tammam Salam finally emerged after more than 10 months of negotiations on the composition of the government.Business leaders and economists urged the government to speed up long-promised reforms, despite the fact that this Cabinet's main task is to pave the way for the election of a new president.Mohamed Choucair, the president of the Beirut Chamber of Commerce and Industry, said there were numerous economic and social files that needed to be addressed quickly by the Cabinet.
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