"The United States hopes that Lebanon's political factions will agree on a cabinet "in the coming days" and looks forward to working with the new government, a top US diplomat said Wednesday."Expectations are currently high that a cabinet could be announced within the coming days. We certainly hope this is the case," said Jeffrey Feltman, acting US assistant secretary of state for Near Eastern affairs.Feltman's comments came in prepared testimony for delivery to the House of Representatives' Foreign Affairs Committee's subcommittee on the Middle East and South Asia...."The Lebanese people have waited too long for their government to return to the work of ensuring security, economic development, and political dialogue for all Lebanese citizens," said Feltman."We look forward to working with the next Lebanese government and reiterate that our support for Lebanese sovereignty will not be compromised by our engagement with any other party," said the diplomat...."
Wednesday, October 28, 2009
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