Future Bloc MPs attend a meeting in Beirut, Thursday, March 13, 2014. (The Daily Star/Dalati Nohra, HO)
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The Future parliamentary bloc Wednesday slammed its rivals Hezbollah and the Free Patriotic Movement for not attending the last parliament session to elect a president, accusing them of trying to create a totalitarian political system.The FPM, along with its ally Hezbollah, have both refused to attend sessions.While Future Movement leader Saad Hariri dropped Lebanese Forces head Samir Geagea's nomination in favor of Frangieh, Geagea also unexpectedly endorsed his war-time foe Aoun during a reconciliation ceremony last month, causing simmering tensions within the country's two major alliances.
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