A Lebanese army soldier stands guard as media reporters cover the presidential elections in parliament, outside the parliament building in downtown Beirut, Lebanon October 31, 2016. REUTERS/Jamal Saidi
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Lebanese MPs said Sunday they are still hopeful that they will agree soon on a new electoral law to govern parliamentary elections set for May.Despite the fruitless talks of a four-party committee on the electoral law in February, several parties have said that once the budget is approved, the next topic for discussion would be the electoral law.Hezbollah, Amal and Free Patriotic Movement were lobbying for a proportional electoral law before FPM proposed two hybrid formulas to replace the current majoritarian electoral law. Hezbollah MP Ali Miqdad also renewed his party's calls for the endorsement of a new electoral law, the NNA said Sunday.
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