Geagea: All Lebanese are welcome at Feb.14 rally


Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea said Wednesday following his meeting with PM Saad Hariri that he welcomes anyone who wants to participate in the Feb. 14 mass rally at Martyrs’ square, adding that the occasion is based on March 14 principles.

On the possible participation of some March 8 forces in Feb. 14 rally the LF leader said: “Any rapprochement in the country would be in everyone’s interest.”

but warned about attempts to disregard differences of opinion between the March 8 and 14 forces.

March 14 leadership has called for a mass rally on February 14 to mark the 5th anniversary of the assassination of Lebanon’s former PM Rafik Hariri

Asked about his stance over the issue of proportional representation in municipal elections, the LF leader said: “I am convinced more than ever before that some parties, for some reason or the other, prefer the postponement of the polls.” His comment was aimed at FPM leader MP Michel Aoun who wants to divide Beirut into 3 districts instead of proportional representation

Beirut, 03 Feb 10, 14:36