Berri, interlocutors tackle current situation

House Speaker Nabih Berri met on Monday at Ain Tineh residence with MP Boutros Harb, whereby they discussed the current situation notably the controversial electoral law and the salary scale.

On emerging, MP Harb said he discussed with the Speaker the current political crisis related to the stalled election law, stressing the dire need for adopting the necessary measure which would secure the holding of forthcoming parliamentary elections, in order to avert vacuum in the political system.

The Lawmaker also hoped that an agreement would be reached over a new election law.

On the other hand, Berri met with French Defense Minister, Jean-Yves Le Drian, and French Ambassador to Lebanon, Emmanuel Bonne, with talks reportedly touching on bilateral relations and military support to Lebanon.

At noon, Berri met with Qatari former Vice Prime Minister, Abdullah bin Hamad al-Attiya, with the regional situation topping their discussions.

Source: National News Agency