File- Hezbollah's deputy leader Sheikh Naim Qassem speaks in front of students at the LU in Hadath. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)
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Conditions are still not conducive for holding the presidential election, Hezbollah's deputy leader Sheikh Naim Qassem said Wednesday after Parliament failed again to vote for a new president.The quorum for the last session was secured in last week's session but the March 8 allies casted 52 blank ballots, while the March 14 candidate Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea got 48 votes with another 16 votes goring towards MP Henri Helou and one for Kataeb leader Amin Gemayel.The Hezbollah official also said that the best way to elect a new president would be "by consensus".
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