Siniora and Roknabadi discuss developments in Lebanon and bilateral relations.
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Speaker Nabih Berri said Wednesday that he would be flexible during upcoming policy statement talks if his rivals did the same, while insisting that including the resistance in the political blueprint was a matter of principle.Although Prime Minister Tammam Salam was finally able to form his national unity government last month, the ministerial committee he chairs has held eight sessions and has still not agreed on the government's policy statement.Hezbollah and Berri, who leads the Amal Movement, have vowed not to budge on the inclusion of the resistance clause in the Cabinet's policy statement.PSP leader MP Walid Jumblatt and Berri helped encourage a compromise that led to the formation of Salam's government last month.Future Movement MP Ammar Houri said his group could not abandon its demand for the resistance file to be placed under the authority of the state.
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