A handout picture released by the Lebanese Parliament shows a general view of a parliamentary session in the Lebanese capital Beirut on November 12, 2015. AFP PHOTO / HO / LEBANESE PARLIAMENT
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Senior Lebanese officials Saturday called for the endorsement of a new vote law based on proportionality.Finance Minister and political aide to Speaker Nabih Berri, Ali Hasan Khalil renewed his support for a vote law that would unite the Lebanese and that would be based on proportionality.Khalil, lashed out against the delay in agreeing on a new law to replace the current 1960 majoritarian voting system.If no agreement is reached on an electoral law by the end of May, Aoun may sign a decree opening an extraordinary session for Parliament to give [rivals] more time to explore a new voting legislation.
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