File - LF leader Samir Geagea speaks in Maarab, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir))
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The Lebanese Parliament will discuss the new electoral law soon, after wrapping up discussions on the state budget, Lebanese Forces chief Samir Geagea said Thursday.Conflicting demands of political parties have hindered the endorsement of a new electoral law for the upcoming 2017 parliamentary elections, slated for May.An official source at Baabda Palace told The Daily Star last month that Aoun would not sign Machnouk's decree in order to avoid the polls being held under the 1960 law.The interior minister is obliged by law to call on voters to prepare for elections three months prior to the day they set to be held.
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