Former President Amin Gemayel speaks during a press conference in Beirut, Monday, April 15, 2013. (The Daily Star/Mahmoud Kheir)
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Azzi's comments come a day after Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea elaborated on his broad campaign platform before dozens of party cadres and representatives of various political parties, including the Kataeb, at his Maarab residence.Speaker Nabih Berri has called for a parliamentary session next week to elect a new president.According to Azzi, a senior Kataeb official, Gemayel's candidacy does not contradict that of Geagea. Azzi explained that the March 14 coalition is in need of a moderate candidate that can win some votes from the March 8 rival camp, and that Gemayel possesses these qualities.
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