Newspaper: Al-Kazemi rejected a presidential offer to assign him as prime minister hours before Zarfi
13:33 - 3/18/2020
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The Lebanese newspaper "Al-Akhbar" revealed, on Wednesday, that the head of the intelligence service, Mustafa Al-Kazemi, rejected a proposal from the President of the Republic, Barham Salih, to assign him as prime minister, noting that Al-Kazemi was subject to his acceptance of collecting a Shi'a Shiite agreement.
The newspaper said in a report that was seen by him / the information, that “on Monday morning, at the urgent request of the President of the Republic, Barham Salih, the head of the Intelligence Service, Mustafa Al-Kazemi, went to the Peace Palace” “In naming a candidate who has the support of the pillars of the Shi’ite house.”
The newspaper added, "Al-Kazemi rejected Saleh's offer, currently accepting the achievement of a Shiite-Shiite consensus, specifically from Al-Fateh and others, then the national space, in addition to inquiring about the demonstrators' opinion on this."
She explained, “The president was unable to provide these conditions, despite his attempt to persuade the man. He hurried to inform the Shiite blocs that, with the end of the "deadline", he would have to assign anyone, calling them to put forward a compromise candidate. Ended / 25