File - General Security chief Maj. Gen. Abbas Ibrahim arrives at the Parliament in Beirut, Monday, Oct. 31, 2016. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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General Security will vet the names included on a controversial naturalization decree after reports of impropriety surfaced and amid backlash from political figures and officials.Gen. Abbas Ibrahim met Saturday to discuss the decree, which would grant Lebanese citizenship to 375 people.The sources added that the announcement may even pave the way for rescinding the decree.Of the 375 names on the latest decree, 260 were Christian and 115 were Muslim.A copy of the decree and the full list of names have yet to be released to the public or government officials.
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