President Michel Sleiman followed up on the security situation with Prime Minister Najib Mikati and Interior Minister Marwan Charbel, the National News Agency reported on Friday. The report added that Sleiman underlined the necessity of “refraining from blocking roads [as a sign of protest], since it disrupts people’s [daily life] and challenges the concept of peaceful protests.Popular protest over political and welfare issues have recently taken place in several regions in Lebanon, whereby protesters blocked roads causing considerable disruptions. [NowLebanon]