Crowds gather in Tripoli to mark the 1987 assassination of former Prime Minister Rashid Karami on Sunday, June 1, 2014. (The Daily Star/Antoine Amrieh)
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Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea's presidential candidacy was shameful and desspicable, former minister Faisal Karami said Sunday.Karami also said that it was necessary the current presidential vacuum not lead to a political vacuum that would disrupt the country and its institutions and lead to tensions on the streets.Geagea was sentenced to life in prison for his alleged involvement in the assassination, something he continues to deny, claiming that it was a lie fabricated by the Syrian regime – a dominant force in Lebanon at the time.The LF nominated Geagea to run for the presidency in April.
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