Nabih Berri’s supporters set fire to tires and pictures of Bassil and President Michel Aoun following the leaked video.
Gibran Bassil is the president’s son-in-law and the dispute comes amid escalating tensions between the president and the parliament speaker.
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri urged for calm in the country on Monday, saying that, "Lebanon does not need more escalation" and that he would exert all efforts to calm the political rhetoric in the country.
Berri's political allies, also who lashed out at Bassil, with Finance Minister Ali Hassan Khalil calling Bassil in a tweet "lowly" and a "political dwarf."
— Bassem Mroue باسم مروه (@bmroue) January 29, 2018
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“Hezbollah, an ally of Aoun but also traditionally an ally of Berri's Shiite Amal movement, issued a statement categorically rejecting Bassil's statements. Such statements "do not built a state… but create more crises and disunity,” Star Tribune reported.