Hezbollah MP Mohammad Raad and a FPM delegation talk to reporters following a meeting at Hezbollah's office in Beirut's southern suburbs, Wednesday, May 20, 2015. (The Daily Star/Khalil Hasan)
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A Free Patriotic Movement delegation met Wednesday with lawmakers from Hezbollah and the Future Movement's parliamentary blocs to promote FPM chief Michel Aoun's latest initiative to break the yearlong presidential vacuum.MP Emile Rahme, from Sleiman Frangieh's United Free Lebanon Bloc, but who is also affiliated with the FPM, called after the meeting on political forces not to approach the initiative from the standpoint of political rivalry.The FPM delegation later met with lawmakers from the Future Bloc.The FPM delegation since Monday has been visiting political leaders to promote Aoun's initiative, announced last week.Hezbollah chief Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah in a speech Saturday had urged political leaders to take Aoun's initiative seriously, noting that dialogue sessions between rival political parties in Lebanon have not, and probably will not lead to the election of a president.
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