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Delay in Forming New Lebanon Government a Record

Lebanese Prime Minister-designate Tammam Salam is still unable to form a new government, leading to even greater uncertainty.
Lebanese former minister Tammam Salam attends a meeting for pro-Western March 14 political coalition in Beirut April 4, 2013. Lebanese politician Tamam Salam, a former minister from a prominent Sunni Muslim dynasty, emerged as a potential new prime minister on Thursday after he was endorsed by the country's pro-Western March 14 political coalition. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir  (LEBANON - Tags: POLITICS HEADSHOT) - RTXY8ER

Political figures close to Lebanese Prime Minister-designate and Beirut MP Tammam Salam, who is in charge of forming a new government, confirmed that the next few days will witness serious attempts to accomplish this task, although there has been no tangible data on how this will be achieved.

In many ways, this issue is related to the pressure that has been placed on Salam. As it stands, the prime minister-designate holds a record in delaying the formation of a government, according to the records of Lebanon’s Second Republic, which was established based on the constitutional amendments passed in 1990.

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