PSP leader Walid Jumblatt speaks to journalists at his home in Beirut, Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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Some of Lebanon's major Christian leaders are still holding on to their "delusional" ambition of becoming president, making the country unable to exit the current vacuum, Progressive Socialist Party chief Walid Jumblatt said.The March 8 camp has been supporting Free Patriotic Movement leader Michel Aoun as its only candidate for the presidency, while Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea also announced his candidacy.On the issue of security appointments, Jumblatt said that Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri believes the government should wait till September and appoint a new Army commander, when the term of current head Gen. Jean Kahwagi is set to expire.Gen. Shamel Roukoz, as the best candidate to succeed Kahwagi.
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