Aoun has refused to declare his candidacy until the election becomes serious. (The Daily Star/Mahmoud Kheir)
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Free Patriotic Movement leader Michel Aoun will launch an initiative to end the presidential vacuum in Lebanon, Education Minister Elias Bou Saab told a local radio station Sunday.The sources said Aoun endorsed coming up with a formula that would ensure Christians had the main say in choosing the next president, since custom stipulates that the president of the republic is a Maronite Christian.Aoun has refused to declare himself a presidential candidate until the election becomes serious, but the FPM leader is holding contacts with the Future Movement in a bid to convince it to back him as a consensus candidate to the presidency.
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