Lebanese Forces MP George Adwan speaks to reporters at Parliament.(The Daily Star/File/Mohammad Azakir)
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Lebanese Forces MP George Adwan Friday urged public workers and teachers holding a weeklong strike against Parliament's plan to reduce a wage hike to accept the $1.2 billion pay deal.Adwan, who is a member of the special committee tasked with studying the pay raise issue, said he hoped the committee would present its recommendations to Parliament for a vote by Wednesday.UCC head Hanna Gharib called for the strike Wednesday after the parliamentary committee reduced the total funding from LL2.8 trillion to LL1.8 trillion.Speaker Nabih Berri called Parliament to convene on May 14 to review the parliamentary committee's recommendation.
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