LF leader Samir Geagea speaks during a press conference in Maarab, Monday, April 28, 2014. (The Daily Star/Aldo Ayoub, HO)
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Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea said in comments published Saturday that a vacuum in the presidential post would be better than placing the country under Hezbollah's control.Geagea, the March 14 presidential candidate, reiterated that he is ready to withdraw from the presidential race for the sake of another March 14 candidate who shares his platform and ideas and is accepted by the March 8 camp.Lebanon has so far failed in three consecutive sessions to elect a successor for President Michel Sleiman, whose term expires on Ma 25 .In his presidential campaign platform, Geagea said he would seek the place all arms under the control of teh state, in a direct reference to Hezbollah's arsenal.
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