Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea, second right, speaks during a press conference as he announces his candidacy for the presidency, in Maarab, Friday, April 4, 2014. (The Daily Star/Aldo Ayoub, HO)
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Lebanese Forces leader MP Samir Geagea said that restoring the role and authority of the state would be his main goal if elected president.The LF earlier this month nominated Geagea, a staunch critic of Hezbollah and a main pillar of the March 14 coalition, as its candidate for the presidential election due in less than two months.The March 14 coalition however has not yet endorsed his candidacy although Geagea says he is confident that it will. Geagea also called for a state monopoly on the use of force, including fighting Israel.
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