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Berri optimistic ... Jumblatt voices fear ... Future bloc swayingWhile waiting for Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri to set a date for the presidential election, political stances focused on the imminent ballot, with the exception of the Future Movement, which is yet to announce its position on the presidential candidate.Berri has said that he will call a presidential election session after Parliament had approved the pay scale. On the eve of a meeting of the National Struggle Front chaired by MP Walid Jumblatt Monday, sources from the bloc told Al-Mustaqbal that the coalition stressed the need to secure "real funding sources" to finance the pay scale before approval in Parliament.
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