Maronite Patriarch Beshara Rai, center, receives former Prime Minister Fouad Siniora in Bkirki, Monday, Dec. 2, 2013. (The Daily Star/HO)
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The head of the Future bloc, Fouad Siniora, said Friday after meeting Maronite Patriarch Beshara Rai that the strong president Lebanon needs was one that could find common ground between different groups.Siniora called on March 8 parties to decide on one candidate, so that a "democratic" contest could be conducted in Parliament.Siniora said the two also discussed the recent events in the region, criticizing the Islamic State's actions against Christians.Siniora said his party would "carry the mission of telling the world about the dangers of these groups that stand against humanity.
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