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It appears that the presidential election will not take place in 2014 .Despite efforts by Speaker Nabih Berri and MP Walid Jumblatt to end the presidential election deadlock, unfortunately a new president will not be elected.A political source told An-Nahar that a flurry of intensified diplomatic efforts was likely to facilitate the presidential election process.An-Nahar has learned that an initiative intended to be launched by Maronite Patriarch Beshara Rai to facilitate the presidential election has been postponed until after his return from the Vatican.Hariri proposed Obeid, Kahwagi for presidency, gave up call to topple SyriaFor the first time, Hariri pointed to those whom he believes are the closest to this idea: former Minister Jean Obeid and Army commander Gen. Jean Kahwagi.
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