America called on its politicians to resolve the presidential knot “by themselves”
Attention in Lebanon is directed to what will be held in the five-party meeting, which will be hosted by Paris tomorrow, and includes representatives from Saudi Arabia, the United States, France, Egypt and Qatar, to discuss the presidential crisis in Lebanon.
And he had recently registered movement on the line of the presidential elections, especially between the head of the “Progressive Socialist Party” Walid Jumblatt, and Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri. Socialist », that the army commander, General Joseph Aoun, tops the list of candidates. From here, attention is drawn to what the Paris meeting will bring, despite the conviction of officials in Lebanon that a decisive position will not depart from it.
Yesterday, Minister of Information Ziad Makari, who is close to the “Marada” movement, which is headed by former minister Suleiman Franjieh, who is supported by Berri and “Hezbollah”, considered that “the internal authorities failed to elect a president for the republic, and therefore the issue moves abroad,” denying that it was Franjieh. Shiite candidate.
Yesterday, a Lebanese parliamentary delegation left Washington, which visited the US capital and met with members of Congress and officials, including Barbara Leaf, Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs, who “advised the Lebanese to take the initiative themselves to resolve the knot of electing the president.” Lebanese independent MP Yassin Yassin told Asharq Al-Awsat that Liv was clear in excluding any possibility of relying on American intervention at this stage.