Siniora at Baabda Palace, formally announcing Salam as the choice of the Future bloc for prime minister. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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Future Movement MPs Atef Majdalani and Khodr Habib announced Wednesday that March 14 lawmakers would attend parliamentary legislative sessions even before electing a new president.March 14 MPs and especially Christians among them had continuously opposed any legislation in the Parliament before the election of a new president.As for the unpaid wages for public sector employees, Finance Minister Ali Hasan Khalil had announced that they cannot be paid unless the Parliament passes legislation allowing the Cabinet to do so.Khalil responded by saying he was not willing to break any laws and illegally pay the salaries, calling MPs to convene for a legislative session as soon as possible.
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