FPM leader Michel Aoun speaks during an interview with The Daily Star in Rabieh, Friday, Nov. 28, 2014. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)
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The agreement that led to the election of Lebanon's former president Michel Sleiman was a mistake that will not be repeated, Free Patriotic Movement leader Michel Aoun said Saturday.Aoun, who is the March 8 presidential candidate, said that only a strong and representative president, who is capable of assuming all the responsibilities laid out for him, could distance Lebanon from the repercussions of regional turmoil.Aoun's comments were made during an FPM dinner commemorating the anniversary of the 1989 War of Liberation, 26 years after the FPM chief declared war on Syrian forces inside Lebanon when he was in power between 1989 and 1990,
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