Phalange MP Sami Gemayel said that the adoption of the 1960 electoral law in the upcoming parliamentary elections would be ” a defeat for Christians in Lebanon, “LBC reported o Saturday
During his press conference on Saturday he slammed Free Patriotic Movement leader MP Michel Aoun for submission of his candidacy under the 1960 law.
He stressed that holding the upcoming parliamentary elections based on the 1960 law means the extension of the parliament’s mandate.
Gemayel also slammed the state for not being able to protect the city of Tripoli, calling on President Michel Suleiman, Caretaker Prime Minister Najib Mikati and Prime Minister-Designate Tammam Salam “to assume their national responsibilities.”
He concluded by saying that the country is ” on the edge of a civil war.”