President Aoun hosts a delegation from the Beirut Bar Association, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. (The Daily Star/Twitter, HO)
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Lebanon could become a dictatorship if lawmakers extend their terms or if parliamentary elections are further delayed, said President Michel Aoun on Tuesday.Aoun has previously issued a stern warning against a new extension of Parliament's term, or holding elections under the 1960 law by pledging to eliminate hurdles blocking an agreement on a new vote system.The president Tuesday also denounced parties that are only seeking their personal interests and favoring vote laws that give them a step ahead of others at the polls.
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