Druze chief Walid Jumblatt (L) meets Free Patriotic Movement leader Michel Aoun in Rabieh, Wednesday, August 6, 2014. (The Daily Star, HO)
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MP Walid Jumblatt and Free Patriotic Movement leader Michel Aoun held talks at the latter's residence in Rabieh Wednesday, the first such meeting in months, which the Progressive Socialist Party leader described as "frank".Aoun, the undeclared presidential candidate for the Hezbollah-led March 8 camp, is among three hopefuls, including Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea and MP Henri Helou, an ally of Jumblatt, vying for presidency, the state's highest Christian post.The political sources said Jumblatt discussed the presidential void and the events in the border town of Arsal with Prime Minister Tammam Salam, head of the Future Movement bloc MP Fouad Siniora, and Maronite Patriarch Beshara Rai, during a dinner banquet hosted by Sleiman Tuesday evening.
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