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As the power vacuum this week entered its third year with no end in sight, and while key political blocs spar on whether the presidential vote should come before or after parliamentary polls, consensus is seen as essential on the new government's policy statement and a voting system before the election of a president, according to parliamentary sources in the March 8 coalition.There is talk about a new atmosphere spread by sources close to Aoun and other political parties, claiming that the presidential election could take place soon, namely after Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, due to begin on June 6, or within the next three months.However, these sources do not provide specific information on the reasons for their optimism about the imminent presidential election.March 8 parliamentary sources said that the source of these optimistic expectations regarding the presidential deadlock is the upcoming visit to Lebanon of French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault, which has been postponed from May 27 to July 10, in addition to Speaker Nabih Berri's recent initiative, which calls for holding early parliamentary polls before the election of a president.
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