Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil on November 18, 2015. AFP PHOTO / KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV
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Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil Tuesday said that politicians are currently debating the fine details of a new electoral law.Bassil also dismissed critics of the Free Patriotic Movement during the electoral law debates.Bassil proposed a two-staged "qualification law," which was widely met with opposition.Progressive Socialist Party MP Ghazi Aridi announced the party's take on a hybrid electoral law on Saturday, calling for half the seats to be elected through a proportional voting system and the other half in the current winner-take-all 1960 voting law.
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