Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri, right, receives MP Strida Geagea in Beirut, Tuesday, April 22, 2014. (The Daily Star/Lebanese Parliament Website, HO)
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The Change and Reform bloc headed by MP Michel Aoun will cast a blank ballot during Wednesday's Parliament session to elect a new president as the presumed candidates have yet to secure a two-thirds majority.None of the candidates including those who consider themselves natural nominees such as Aoun and Kataeb head Amin Gemayel have yet worked to secure two thirds majority for the first round of the parliamentary sessions.A Lebanese Forces delegation headed by MP Strida Geagea handed Speaker Nabih Berri a copy of presidential hopeful Geagea's platform during a meeting in Ain el-Tineh.Earlier in the day, Berri held talks with MP Michel Murr, head of the Lebanese Democratic Party MP Talal Arslan as well as Health Minister Wael Abu Faour who headed a delegation from Jumblatt.Berri also spoke to Arslan and the PSPS delegation about the presidential election.MP Robert Ghanem who visited Geagea and Maronite Cardinal Beshara Rai Tuesday said he was running for the election because he was a consensus candidate.
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