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Lebanon's political elite Tuesday failed to make any tangible progress on the presidential crisis during the third round of dialogue talks at Parliament, as protesters gathered in nearby Martyrs' Square to challenge them to a football match using balls with their demands written on them.After the session ended, Speaker Nabih Berri met in a closed-door meeting with Prime Minister Tammam Salam, the head of the Future bloc Fouad Saniora, Change and Reform Bloc chief Michel Aoun, head of Hezbollah's Loyalty to the Resistencia Bloc Mohammad Raad, Progressive Socialist Party leader Walid Jumblat, and their advisers.Aoun did not attend the last dialogue session on Sept. 16, dispatching newly elected Free Patriotic Movement leader Gebran Bassil to represent him.Party leaders are holding a series of talks aimed at agreeing on a new president and resolving the prolonged political paralysis in the country.The third round of talks was marred by protesters who gathered in Martyrs' Square to mock the country's political leaders mocking the country's political leaders and challenging them to a football match using balls with their demands written on them. Unlike during the first two dialogue sessions, the You Stink campaign had not called for a demonstration to coincide with the talks.
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