Salam speaks with Social Affairs Minister Rashid Derbas and Education Minister Elias Bou Saab during the Cabinet session. (The Daily Star/Dalati Nohra, HO)
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Prime Minister Tammam Salam Thursday urged political parties to help reach a solution to the 7-month-old trash crisis, saying that otherwise there would be no justification for his government to continue. Meanwhile, former Prime Minister Saad Hariri questioned why Iran was pressuring Hezbollah to keep thwarting a quorum to elect a president while the Islamic Republic had general elections just days ago. Joreige explained that ministers discussed the regional situation and agreed to uphold a Cabinet statement issued last week., the Gulf Cooperation Council and the 33rd Arab Interior Ministers Summit in Tunis Wednesday labeled Hezbollah a "terrorist organization".The ministerial sources said that the Cabinet Thursday unanimously backed Machnouk's stance, but that the issue was a subject of discussion.March 14 ministers responded by holding Hezbollah responsible for the GCC and the Arab Interior Ministers Council's decisions.Thursday, Hariri wondered why Iran was asking Hezbollah to prevent a quorum in Parliament sessions to elect a president.
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