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Lebanon watchful of Iraq events, Hariri and Jumblatt to meet soonIn light of the presidential void, Lebanon is especially vulnerable and the security situation needs to be tended to.Ban put his initiative on hold due to the violence in Iraq and he informed the concerned parties in Lebanon.An western diplomat also informed a Lebanese minister that he does not have answers to the questions some Lebanese politicians have asked concerning his country's position vis-a-vis the presidential election, saying priorities have now shifted to Iraq. Events in Iraq revitalize "sleeper cells" in LebanonRegarding the impasse over the presidential election, Al-Akhbar reported that Free Patriotic Movement leader Michel Aoun will start lobbying for the Lebanese people to directly elect the new president .
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