File - Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea speaks at a conference on restoring transparency in Lebanon’s oil and gas sectors, Wednesday, Oct. 26. 2016. (The Daily Star/Aldo Ayoub, HO)
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The Lebanese Forces Wednesday lodged an appeal with the Shura Council against the controversial naturalization decree, requesting that the recently signed decree be nullified on the basis that it threatens Lebanese identity.News of the decree – which grants Lebanese citizenship to around 400 people – was made public earlier this month, sparking outcry across the country over the secretive nature of its passage.The Progressive Socialist Party has also formally appealed the decree.
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