FILE -- In this May 28, 2014, file photo, Walid Jumblatt, the political leader of Lebanon's minority Druse sect, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press as he sits in his garden house in Beirut, Lebanon. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla, File)
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Rivals have agreed to stall an initiative proposed by Future Movement leader Saad Hariri to end a 19-month-long presidential deadlock, Progressive Socialist Party leader Walid Jumblatt said Saturday.Frangieh, who belongs to the March 8 coalition, has gained wide support in becoming president, in particular by March 14 leader Hariri, the PSP chief and Speaker Nabih Berri.Lebanon's main Christian parties -- the Free Patriotic Movement, the Lebanese Forces and the Kataeb -- have signaled strong opposition to Frangieh's potential candidacy.
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