August 19, 2022

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Hezbollah insists on Parliament's commitments in the face of the crisis in Lebanon

Hezbollah insists on Parliament’s commitments in the face of the crisis in Lebanon

The Deputy Secretary-General of the Lebanese Islamic Resistance, Sheikh Naim Qassem, called, during a ceremony in the town of Husseinieh in the southern city of Maaroub, the political parties represented in the unicameral Legislative Council to present practical goals to get the country out of ruin.

Qassem explained that the formation of the government is an essential issue to promote recovery, “because things could deteriorate more and more if we continue to waste time on individual disagreements.”

And the representative of Hezbollah rejected the refusal and abstention of some parliamentary blocs from participating in the formation of the government, “a position that will stop any progress towards restoring the nation,” he said.

He stated that the division in the country is an expression of the American position, which is working to nullify any achievement during this period and highlight the life problems of the population.

In this sense, loyalty to the Resistance Bloc and the Islamic Action Front demanded the rapid formation of the government in Lebanon to deal with issues such as approval of the recovery plan, stability of the national currency exchange rate, and protectionism. from the depositors.

Yesterday, the group of legislators called on the Ministry of Economy to mobilize planning and control efforts, to end the so-called bread crisis, and to put an end to the monopolists, smugglers and those involved in manipulating the lives of citizens.

Meanwhile, the Islamic Action Front defended Lebanon’s sovereignty, to extract its water and land resources, while it rejected Israel’s ambitions to seize oil and gas on the southern border.

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After two days of consultations in the House of Representatives, the recently re-elected Prime Minister, Najib Mikati, presented the results of meetings with blocs and MPs to President Michel Aoun to appoint a ministerial government.

In the midst of the worst crisis in its modern era, Lebanon held parliamentary elections on May 15, and at the moment, the government’s merger gives continuity to this process that will conclude with the election of the President of the Republic at the end of the year.

Inflation of 890 percent, a monthly minimum wage of less than $25, a devaluation of the currency, an increase in the prices of basic necessities, and 2.2 million people in need of food, indicate the deterioration of living conditions in Lebanon, according to the United Nations.

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