Discussions are underway in European Union capitals to find a solution to Lebanon’s presidential deadlock by proposing the name of an official who receives consensus, Western diplomatic sources in Lebanon said Sunday.
The sources told the Saudi Okaz daily that the official should receive the support of Hezbollah and the Future Movement.
If the negotiations succeed, then they would lead to the election of a new president and resolve the remaining political problems that Lebanon is suffering from, the report says
Baabda Palace has been vacant since President Michel Suleiman’s term ended ended in May last year.
The Lebanese parliament failed earlier this month and for the 28th time in a row to elect a president to replace Suleiman
Speaker Nabih Berri a key ally of Hezbollah postponed the election to September 30 , 2015 .