Jumblat Urges March 14 to Attend All-Party Talks, Slams Opposition's Policy

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Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblat slammed on Friday the March 14-led oppositions’ stance over the national dialogue, stressing the importance of all-party talks to resolve all disputed issues.

“We have to resolve our disputes and reduce political tension,” Jumblat told An Nahar newspaper.

He urged those who are hesitating to attend the national dialogue session on Monday to participate, saying: “Nothing is impossible… We can reach a defense strategy that would allow Lebanon to benefit from the arms of the resistance.”

“Frankly I don’t understand the March 14 forces and the way they are handling this issue… Their stance is unfortunately sad, shameful and funny,” Jumblat said.

He called on the opposition to attend the all-party talks at the Baabda Palace as “some of them are trying to evade their responsibilities.”

Concerning the cabinet solution for the overspending crisis, the Druze leader voiced his support to the agreement.

“We support the agreement under the sponsorship of President Michel Suleiman as there are key issues that we can no longer obstruct,” Jumblat told As Safir newspaper... continue reading

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