Health Minister Wael Abu Faour. (Hasan Shaaban/The Daily Star)
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Democratic Gathering bloc MP Wael Abu Faour Saturday said that rivals should reach a consensus on Lebanon's new electoral law, calling a voting option divisive.Abu Faour said that his bloc was seeking to push for staging the elections, whether based on the 1960 vote law or a new law that legislators agree on.Hariri Friday boosted chances of reaching a deal over a new vote law by indicating that his Future Movement was ready to accept a hybrid vote system, or even an electoral law based on full proportional representation, as demanded by Hezbollah and the Amal Movement.He said the Cabinet would send soon a new draft electoral law to Parliament for final ratification.
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