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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Speaker Nabih Berri Saturday called for two legislative sessions this coming week to debate the Cabinet's policy statement ahead of a vote of confidence as President Michel Sleiman stated his intention to resume National Dialogue sessions.The Kataeb party is scheduled to meet Saturday to decide whether its ministers should resign from the Cabinet after the party voiced opposition to the compromise policy statement drafted and approved early Saturday morning.Kataeb Information Minister Ramzi Goreij said he had hoped the policy statement would have been "better," but remained coy regarding his own possible resignation. Social Affairs Minister Rashid Derbas said Saturday that the policy statement limited the role of the resistance to liberating occupied Lebanese territory.
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