Text of report in English by privately-owned Lebanese newspaper The Daily Star website on 31 January
["Sahnawi To Raise Data Issue in Cabinet Session" - The Daily Star Headline]
Beirut: Telecommunications Minister Nicolas Sahnawi, currently at the centre of a heated controversy for refusing to provide security services with telephone communications information, said Monday [30 January] he would bring up the issue of telecoms data at Tuesday's [31 January] cabinet session so that the government can decide on the matter, according to sources close to the minister.
The sources said that Sahnawi will adhere to the government's decision and will not discuss this issue with any other minister before knowing the Cabinet's upcoming plans.
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