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During Wednesday's parliamentary session to elect a new president for Lebanon, the use of blank votes by a large parliamentary bloc proved the best way to face an opponent who has insisted on the need to participate in the first round of elections.However, boycotting next Wednesday's parliamentary session will likely be the most useful weapon to block a quorum before an agreement has been reached on a president, not a candidate. After Wednesday's session to elect a new head of state it is clear that the situation was not ripe yet to allow a new Lebanese president to emerge.Abdo: Hariri worried about a power vacuumAbdo, in an interview with Future TV, said he expects a power vacuum after the failure to elect a new head of state before the end of President Michel Sleiman's term in May.He said former Prime Minister Saad Hariri is very worried about a power vacuum.
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