Geagea argued that since Parliament was convening under an exceptional term rather than a regular one, a constitutional amendment would be impossible. (The Daily Star/Aldo Ayoub, HO)
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Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea for the first time directly blasted the initiative to break the impasse over the presidential election put forth by his rival Free Patriotic Movement leader Michel Aoun as a tool of "deception".Last week, Aoun proposed that the Constitution be amended to allow the Lebanese people to vote for their head of state.Geagea argued that since Parliament was convening under an exceptional term rather than a regular one, a constitutional amendment would be impossible. Geagea added that his party would continue to press for the election of a new head of state.
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