Lebanon’s Hezbollah and Amal movement said on Saturday they would end a boycott of cabinet sessions, opening the way for ministers to meet after a three-month gap that further collapsed the economy and currency.
The groups, which support several ministers in a government made up of members from across the political spectrum, said the decision was driven by a desire to approve the 2022 budget and discuss economic recovery.
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The groups had been refusing to attend cabinet sessions in a dispute over how to handle the investigation into the massive explosion in the port of Beirut in 2020.
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