The head of the Progressive Socialist Party in Lebanon, Walid Jumblatt
The head of the “Progressive Socialist Party” in Lebanon, Walid Jumblatt, described the investigative judge’s decision in the Beirut port explosion, Tariq al-Bitar, to “call ministers without others for investigation” as a “procedural defect.”
“A year ago, I called for an international investigation into the port explosion,” Al-Jadeed channel quoted Jumblatt as saying.
He added: “Al-Bitar asked to summon a certain group and not all people, and this is a procedural defect, so it was supposed to summon everyone around whom there was suspicion, from the largest chief to the smallest employee, so that there would be equality.”
Coinciding with the second anniversary of the “October 17 Revolution,” he said: “Those who are trying to go along with the revolution and say that they are new, we say to them (No), you are part of this system.”
Regarding the voices calling for federalism, Jumblatt considered that this proposition means “dividing and destroying the country,” adding: “Tell me between where and where and the whole country is 10,452 square kilometers… Tell me how to ride with you.”
With regard to the fuel crisis, he pointed out that “the only subsidized diesel is Iranian diesel, and any municipality that requests Iranian diesel, we say welcome, but the available quantities are few.”
Source: “The New”