Future bloc MPs gather at Hariri's residence in Beirut, Tuesday, May 13, 2014. (The Daily Star/Dalati&Nohra, HO)
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The Future parliamentary bloc said Tuesday that it rejected a presidential vacuum, highlighting the need for Lebanon to elect a president before the Constitutional deadline.Following a meeting headed by MP Fouad Siniora, the Future lawmakers said that electing a new president "tops national and constitutional priorities" and should be finalized in Parliament's next session.The bloc also called on the March 8 group to nominate its candidate for the presidential race after the March 14's nomination of Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea.The Future bloc also called on Parliament's General Assembly to pass the new wage hike for the public sector.
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