Speaker of the House, Nabih Berri, on Thursday congratulated the Lebanese on the occasion of Lebanon's 76th independence.

"Just the way the Lebanese attained their independence with unity seventy-six years ago, they are called forth today to protect their independence, warning from falling to attempts to bog the nation down in strife.

On another level, the House Speaker tackled the current situation at the political, economic, and security levels with his Ein el-Teeneh interlocutors, including Caretaker Minister of Defense, Elias Bou Saab, who emerged without giving a statement, as well as MP Albert Mansour and former Minister Karim Pakradouni.

Source: National News Agency