Speaker Nabih Berri chairs a Parliament session in Beirut, Thursday, March 20, 2014. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
BEIRUT: There will be no foreign influence in Lebanon’s presidential elections, Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri vowed.
Foreign countries “don’t have influence in today's presidential election in the light of the current internal circumstances,” Berri told the local newspaper Al-Joumhouria in remarks published Tuesday.
He said foreign states will make their decision only after the head of state has been elected.
Lebanon entered Tuesday a constitutional deadline to elect a new president.
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