Prime Minister Tammam Salam speaks during a press conference at the Presidential Palace in Baabda, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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Free Patriotic Movement ministers decided to attend Friday's government meeting after Prime Minister Tammam Salam insisted that the Cabinet agenda remained his prerogative.Salam had hit back at the FPM after sources said FPM ministers Gebran Bassil and Elias Bou Saab were considering boycotting Friday's Cabinet meeting, claiming the premier had breached the Constitution.FPM sources told The Daily Star Thursday that Bassil and Bou Saab were mulling boycotting the Cabinet meeting after Salam had refused to inform them of its agenda, claiming that the Constitution stipulates that he do so.
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