This combo of pictures show Nader Hariri, left, and Minister Ali Hasan Khalil. (The Daily Star)
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The Future Movement and the Amal Movement have begun a dialogue designed to defuse Sunni-Shiite tensions and resolve some key political issues that have threatened to paralyze the role of Parliament and the Cabinet, a ministerial source said.Finance Minister Ali Hasan Khalil, a political aide to Berri, has held two meetings with Nader Hariri, head of Saad Hariri's office, to discuss a wide range of key domestic political issues, including deep divisions between the March 8 and March 14 camps over the presidential election deadlock and the role of Parliament and the Cabinet during the vacuum in the country's top Christian post.March 14 MPs have attended Parliament sessions to elect a president, but boycotted other sessions on the grounds that Parliament should not legislate while the presidency seat remained vacant.
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