This led Safa to ask about the reasons behind Franjieh’s exclusion, especially since Nasrallah had informed him that Franjieh had a higher chance of being nominated for the presidency.
Safa then told Bassil that there was no need for him to meet with Nasrallah in the near future unless he changed his stance, according to the source.
The phone call took place last week.
Hezbollah and FPM signed the Mar Mikhael agreement, a memorandum of understanding, back in 2006. This MoU empowered Hezbollah in Lebanon while guaranteeing the presidential position for the now former president Michel Aoun.