Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri heads a Parliament session in Beirut, Wednesday, March 28, 2018. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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Speaker Nabih Berri admitted that forming a new Cabinet will not be easy, but stressed that unity must be maintained, according to an interview with local news outlet Al-Akhbar published Thursday.Berri said in the interview that the ministry was stipulated to be for the Shiite sect in the 1989 Taif Accord's minutes, which have not been made public by then Parliament Speaker Hussein Husseini.After President Michel Aoun called last month for separating Cabinet and Parliament posts -- as there is currently no regulation preventing MPs from also serving as ministers -- Berri said this would require a Constitutional change.
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