File - The president 's chair is seen empty in Baabda, Tuesday, March 11, 2014. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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With President Michel Sleiman's mandate set to expire soon, it seems Lebanon is heading toward a presidential vacuum.The probable outcome is reflected in the monotonous attitude expressed by members of the parliamentary blocs in Parliament in Nijmeh Square, who have realized that, as a result of both internal and regional complications, the presidential post is likely to be vacant starting this month until the beginning of the fall. If there is a presidential vacuum, action should be taken to ensure damage control; this is what many political leaders are currently working toward.In this respect, a senior Hezbollah official said that Saudi Arabia was working on bridging differences and maintaining peace in the Arab world. However, he said, the sensitive issue of Hezbollah's arsenal has yet to be broached.
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