Harb: Who said president must be agreed by all Lebanese?

JANUARY 14, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) “Who said that the president of the republic should be the result of an agreement among all the Lebanese?” Minister of Telecommunications, Boutros Harb, wondered on Wednesday, during a ceremony held on the occasion of collecting the fees of lawyers via mobile phones.

In his word, Harb indicated that in the absence of the president of the republic, the government was threatened of blocking in the event of any divergence of viewpoints.

According to him, the efforts of his fellow ministers would be doomed to failed, amid the presidential vacuum.