Lebanese President Michel Aoun (L) speaking with Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri as during a meeting at the presidential palace in Baabda. "AFP PHOTO / DALATI AND NOHRA"
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The mounting uproar over the naturalization decree is aimed at impeding ongoing consultations on the formation of a new government, the Future Movement's parliamentary bloc warned Tuesday, in the latest twist of the controversial decree that would grant citizenship to over 300 people.Although the names listed in the naturalization decree haven't beenEarlier in the day, Hariri chaired the Future bloc's meeting at his Downtown Beirut residence which discussed the Cabinet formation efforts and the naturalization decree uproar.Tuesday, lawyers from the Kataeb Party, the Lebanese Forces and the PSP met to coordinate legal steps toward the naturalization decree, a day after the three parties lodged a request at the Interior Ministry for a copy of the decree.
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