Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri heads a session at the Parliament in Beirut, Wednesday, May 21, 2014. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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There is no distinction between urgent and non-urgent issues, Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri insists in a clear message to lawmakers who argue that Parliament should only handle urgent matters until a new president for Lebanon is elected.Although the Cabinet is still discussing a mechanism to govern its work in light of the presidential void, Aoun's bloc, along with some Christian MPs and the Future Movement, has vowed not to attend legislative sessions in Parliament until a new head of state is elected.They argue that Parliament should only handle urgent issues while the presidency is vacant.
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