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As Lebanon enters its third year without a president, citizens voiced divergent views on whether ending the interregnum would improve the country's overall situation and revive the stagnant economy, but most agreed that a new executive would boost people's morale.Ayyad, who hails from the Beirut neighborhood of Ashrafieh, said he wasn't optimistic that a president would necessarily improve the country's prospects.But Henry Nahas, an employee at an Ashrafieh shop, didn't agree.He said he was confident that things would get better when a full-fledged successor for President Michel Sleiman is elected.Bassem Dakkak expressed certainty that a new president would bring significant change, as there would be a new power working with the country's politicians.
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