Lebanon’s Speaker Berri says situation in Lebanon getting more ‘complicated’: Al Joumhouria

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Published November 17, 2019, 8:36 AM

By Reuters

BEIRUT – The situation in Lebanon is becoming more complicated, Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri was cited as saying by newspaper al-Joumhouria on Saturday, comments that suggested a deal needed to form a new government had yet to be finalised.

Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri chairs a parliamentary session in downtown Beirut, Lebanon July 16, 2019. (REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir/File Photo/ MANILA BULLETIN)

Lebanon appeared to move toward consensus on a new premier on Thursday after caretaker prime minister Saad al-Hariri, a Sunni politician, and Shi’ite group Hezbollah and its Shi’ite ally Amal agreed to back ex-finance minister Mohammad Safadi, according to political sources and local media.

But no political force has since formally endorsed Safadi and no date has

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