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27 September 2016, 20:14 Bnashii sources to OTV: Hariri stressed to Franjieh that all options are on the table in order to put an end to vacuum.
27 September 2016, 20:13 LBCI: Some Mustaqbal MPs warned during the bloc's meeting that the response of Mustaqbal's supporters to the step of endorsing Aoun would be very bad, describing the option of backing Aoun as “suicidal.”
27 September 2016, 20:10 Ain el-Tineh sources to al-Jadeed: The presidential settlement is not ripe yet.
27 September 2016, 20:09 Mustaqbal sources to al-Jadeed: Nominating Aoun is one of our options but the issue needs more time and it is not a matter of one or two weeks.
27 September 2016, 20:07 Sources close to Mustaqbal to OTV: All options are on the table and they range from nominating Aoun, continuing to nominate Franjieh or announcing inability to do anything.
27 September 2016, 20:06 Ex-minister Youssef Saade to al-Jadeed: The atmosphere was positive during the Hariri-Franjieh meeting and Hariri did not tell Franjieh that he has decided to stop supporting him.
27 September 2016, 20:04 Information obtained by LBCI: The Change and Reform bloc will give ex-PM Saad Hariri a chance and will wait for the outcome of his current efforts.
27 September 2016, 20:02 Culture Minister Araiji to LBCI: Franjieh will carry on with his nomination and Hariri didn't tell us anything that contradicts with this.
27 September 2016, 19:34 Ex-MP Salim Aoun to al-Manar: We are cautious regarding the presidential developments and we're neither optimistic nor pessimistic.
27 September 2016, 19:33 Information obtained by al-Jadeed: Berri is saying that the vacuum will continue unless the parties agree on a "package deal."
27 September 2016, 19:32 MTV: Abou Faour returned from Riyadh without an approval of Aoun's nomination.
27 September 2016, 18:40 Mustaqbal bloc sources to VDL (100.5): The atmospheres in the region do not encourage a presidential settlement in Lebanon.
27 September 2016, 17:34 Bassil: There are attempts to achieve accord and we warn anyone seeking to block partnership that we'll confront them strongly and to the extent of martyrdom.
27 September 2016, 17:12 FPM chief Jebran Bassil after weekly meeting of Change and Reform bloc: Syrian refugees can return to their country before the political solution.
27 September 2016, 15:52 Mustaqbal bloc: Hizbullah is to blame for the presidential vacuum.
27 September 2016, 15:51 Mustaqbal bloc: Hariri has launched consultations aimed at speeding up the election of a president and we urge all parties to take part in tomorrow's session.
27 September 2016, 15:45 Mustaqbal bloc: Hariri informed the bloc that he will contact all parties.
27 September 2016, 15:25 VDL (100.5): The meeting of al-Mustaqbal bloc has ended.