Hariri delivers a speech in Meshref, Wednesday, June 22, 2016. (The Daily Star/Dalati Nohra, HO)
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Lebanon will reject Iranian domination of its internal and external policies and will adhere to its Arab identity, former Prime Minister Saad Hariri said Wednesday, in the latest diatribe against Tehran's interference in the affairs of regional states.Harb, the Future Movement and its March 14 allies have accused Hezbollah and MP Michel Aoun's bloc of thwarting a quorum with their consistent boycott of Parliament sessions to elect a president since former President Michel Sleiman's six-year term ended in May 2014 .Hariri reaffirmed Lebanon's commitment to Arabism, while staunchly rejecting Iranian attempts to control its internal and external policies. Taking an indirect jab at the Iranian-backed Hezbollah, Hariri said no armed party would be able to make the Lebanese submit to Iranian policies.One proposal was presented by Berri's bloc and the other was put forward by the Future Movement, the LF and the Progressive Socialist Party.
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