Minister Nicolas Tueni arrives to attend a Cabinet session at the Presidential Palace in Baabda, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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President Michel Aoun's hesitation over passing new wage and tax hikes is due to fears that they would adversely affect low income and middle class groups, Minister of State for Combatting Corruption Nicolas Tueni said Friday.President Michel Aoun urged lawmakers Thursday to abide by constitutional provisions that call for the ratification of the state budget as a whole, in his latest criticism of Parliament's endorsement last month of the public sector's salary scale and tax hike bills.
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