MP Khaled Daher speaks during an interview with The Daily Star in Tripoli, Monday, Nov. 17, 2014. (The Daily Star/Fathi Masri)
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Salafist-inspired MP Khaled Daher has suspended his membership from The Future bloc Wednesday after spurring national outrage over remarks that were deemed offensive to Christians.Daher told The Daily Star that he "had suspended his membership from the Future Bloc," denying media reports that claimed that he was booted. Following his remarks to The Daily Star, Daher issued a statement saying that his decision served to curb any "embarrassment" his comments may have caused the Future Bloc. In statement published later Tuesday, the Future Bloc announced that it had accepted Daher's suspended membership, adding it was committed to the idea of coexistence.
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