US Secretary of State John Kerry (R) and former Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri chat before a meeting at the US Chief of Mission Residence June 26, 2014 in Paris, France. AFP Photo / BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI
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Former Prime Minister Saad Hariri and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry highlighted the need to elect a new Lebanese president during a meeting Thursday, when they also discussed means to support Lebanon's security services.Meanwhile, the Cabinet approved a mechanism to govern its work during the presidential void. Hariri's meeting with Kerry comes two days after the former prime minister held talks with French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius in Paris.Berri praised the performance of Prime Minister Tammam Salam and hailed the agreement reached by Cabinet parties on its work mechanism although he said it had some constitutional flaws.The Cabinet approved a mechanism Thursday to govern its work in light of the presidential void, as Salam stressed that all government decisions would be consensus based.Salam said that the session's agenda would be distributed to ministers 96 hours ahead of the session's scheduled time.
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