MP Nawwaf Musawi arrives at the Parliament in Beirut, Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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Hezbollah MP Nawwaf Musawi said Friday that the fastest route to forming a government would be to acquiesce to the Hezbollah-backed Sunni MPs' demand for representation, the state-run National News Agency reported.The six MPs include Walid Sukkarieh, a member of Hezbollah's parliamentary bloc; Qassem Hashem, a member of the Amal's political bloc; and Jihad al-Samad and Faisal Karami, members of a bloc that includes the Marada Movement.The Tyre MP questioned how former premier Najib Mikati's bloc, which consists of four MPs – an Alawite, two Christians, and one Sunni, Mikati himself – get to name a minister, while the six pro-Hezbollah Sunni MPs cannot.
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