File - Prime Minister Tammam Salam, right, meets with FPM leader Michel Aoun at the Parliament in Beirut, Tuesday, April 9, 2013. (The Daily Star/Lebanese Parliament Website, HO)
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The Future Movement announced its intention to stand firm Friday night on the concept of rotating ministerial portfolios in a new Cabinet in what appeared to be a response to MP Michel Aoun's insistence on retaining the Energy and Telecoms ministries to his bloc.The 10-month-old Cabinet crisis continues, as Aoun continues to oppose the compromise agreed upon by all other parties to rotate ministerial portfolios among sects and parties. He also opposes the all-embracing 8-8-8 Cabinet supported by his March 8 allies, Jumblatt and Future. MP Ammar Houri said the Future Movement and its March 14 allies adhered to the principle of rotating ministerial portfolios in line with the 8-8-8 Cabinet lineup agreement.
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