Speaker Nabih Berri, left, chats with Prime Minister Tammam Salam prior to the Cabinet session at Baabda Palace on Thursday, March 13, 2014. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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Lebanon's Cabinet postponed a lengthy deliberation Thursday on its policy statement after ministers failed once again to reach an agreement on the disputed resistance clause.During the six-hour session at Baabda Palace, Salam said he considered resigning in light of the existing deadlock over the policy statement.Joreige also quoted Salam as saying that the ministerial committee tasked with drafting the policy statement resolved "major obstacles" but was unable to come to an understanding on the resistance clause.Maronite Cardinal Beshara Rai discussed the policy statement deadlock in separate telephone calls with Berri and Prime Minister Tammam Salam.
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