File - Prime Minister Tammam Salam arrives at the presidential palace in Baabda, Sunday, March 30, 2014. (The Daily Star/Mahmoud Kheir)
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Prime Minister Tammam Salam said Tuesday that the dispute over Hezbollah's arms was tied to the role of the state in decisions of war and peace, adding that Lebanese intervention in Syria should stop.Speaking on Hezbollah's role in Syria, Salam reiterated that all forms of intervention in Syria should stop "in order to achieve disassociation, which can lessen the repercussions of the conflict on Lebanon".He also spoke about Syrian refugees in Lebanon, who have reached over 1 million. Salam said a third of Lebanon's population was now made up of refugees. Salam played down foreign influence in Lebanon's presidential election and expressed hope that Wednesday's session would see the election of a new president.
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