lunedì 29 novembre 2021

Al-Rahi: Miqati Hasn't Let Me Down and It's Up to Judiciary to Decide on Port Probe

(Naharnet) Maronite Patriarch Beshara al-Rahi has announced that he is “against the government’s resignation,” noting that its prime minister Najib Miqati has not let him down. “I have appreciated his acceptance to head a government in these circumstances, but unfortunately the obstructors have paralyzed the government through illegal means,” al-Rahi added in an interview with LBCI television. “Those paralyzing the government today are committing a crime against the country and citizens,” the patriarch charged. As for the probe into the Beirut port blast, al-Rahi said the matter is “an issue that is the judiciary’s specialty,” adding that “the principle of the separation of powers must be respected.” (...)