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Kataeb Party Calls on President to Strip Undeserving Individuals of Lebanese Nationality

The Lebanese Kataeb party called on the President to take the Lebanese nationality from those who are undeserving of it, urging him to exclude those with legal suspicions from the naturalization decree he signed recently. In a statement issued following its weekly meeting, the Kataeb's politburo demanded a "practical and effective" plan to address the Syrian refugees issue, stressing the need to activate connection channels with relevant international organizations to return them back to their homeland as soon as possible.

Gemayel Says Bassil's UNHCR Attack Will Not Divert Attention Away From Naturalization Decree

Kataeb MP Nadim Gemayel on Saturday deemed the measure taken by caretaker FM Gebran Bassil against the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) as a mere attempt to cover up the "grave mistake" of the naturalization decree, saying that the hype that Bassil had stirred regarding the UNHCR issue will pass by faster than he expected.