Report: Berri Wins Settlement of Bitar's Issue in Parliament if No Judicial Solution


In his meeting with President Michel Aoun and Prime Minister Najib Miqati, Speaker Nabih Berri “won the issue of settling investigative judge Tarek Bitar’s issue in parliament, should the judiciary fail to find a solution within a week,” informed sources said.

Miqati was meanwhile promised with the resumption of Cabinet sessions although a specific date was not agreed, the sources told Kuwait’s al-Anbaa newspaper in remarks published Wednesday.

“President Michel Aoun, who mediated between Berri and Miqati, was relieved by leaving the issue of Information Minister George Kordahi to the minister himself,” the sources added.