The Lebanese parliament failed today and for the 25th time in a row to elect a president to replace Michel Suleiman whose term ended on May 25.
As in the past sessions the parliament was unable to reach a quorum because the Iranian backed Hezbollah militant group and its ally MP Michel Aoun’s Change and Reform bloc MPs boycotted the sessions.
MP Michel Pharaon of the March 14 alliance was quoted as saying from parliament: The paralysis at parliament and at cabinet are spreading to the remaining state institutions.
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