President Michel Suleiman reiterated his rejection to sign a decree that would legitimize the $5.9 billion spending bill of Premier Najib Miqati’s government to avoid subjecting it to an appeal. In remarks to Ad-Diyar daily published Wednesday, Suleiman said that the parliamentary finance and budget committee had made several important remarks on the bill. The parliament should assume its responsibility in adopting it, he told the newspaper, dubbing his approval as “unconstitutional.” [Full Article]