File - Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri listens to speeches during a session at the parliament in Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, April 19, 2012. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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Lebanon can no longer stand the disruption of Parliament and Cabinet, and urgent matters should be addressed by both bodies as soon as possible, Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri has said.Berri said Prime Minister Tammam Salam is being patient in dealing with the disruption of the Cabinet.Berri said there were enough parties willing to attend Cabinet and Parliament sessions for a quorum to be achieved in both bodies, but underlined his insistence on the attendance of the major Christian parties as a requirement for legitimacy. Berri added that Monday's meeting will include a discussion of the disruption matter, and that he had asked his political aide Finance Minister Ali Hasan Khalil, who is attending the session, to raise the matter.
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