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Several officials will boycott the National Dialogue Session, the last before the term of President Michel Sleiman expires on May 25, March 8 sources said.Hezbollah MP Mohammed Raad, Lebanese Forces chief Samir Geagea, Marada movement leader MP Suleiman Frangieh, the head of the Syrian Socialist Nationalist Party, MP Assaad Hardan, as well as MP Talal Arslan, who heads the Lebanese Democratic Party, are expected to skip the Dialogue.March 8 officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity, described the Dialogue as "useless" and said that Sleiman's term was over. Kataeb officials said that Gemayel has received the support of Speaker Nabih Berri and National Struggle Front head MP Walid Jumblatt.
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