Free Patriotic Movement leader MP Michel Aoun voiced his support on Saturday for an electoral law that unites all the Lebanese in their mission to abolish sectarianism.
“We should adopt an electoral law based on proportional representation throughout Lebanon,” Aoun said from Zahle.
Interior Minister Marwan Charbel had proposed recently an electoral law based on proportional representation to be adopted in the 2013 parliamentary polls.
The proposition had sparked controversy among the rival political parties as Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblat rejected the proposal, while the March 8 forces have voiced their support for it.
The March 14-led opposition has meanwhile maintained its commitment to the amended 1960 law that was adopted during the 2009 parliamentary elections.
Aoun expressed fear over the “habit of corruption that is rooted in the Lebanese as the people don’t show a reaction anymore towards the matter.”
He criticized the disassociation policy adopted by the cabinet that affected the civil peace and the security in the county.
The Lebanese state decided to disassociate the country from the turmoil in the neighboring country Syria, however, Lebanon witnessed several security incidents recently that are believed to be linked to the local split over the crisis in Syria.
Earlier on Saturday, Aoun accused a group in the cabinet of blocking the work of his ministers to paralyze their plans.
Concerning the lingering electricity crisis, the FPM leader accused former governments of failing to resolve the problems of the sector.
Frequent power cuts have been witnessed in Lebanon over the past week, with citizens venting their frustrations through blocking roads in various regions across the country.
Aoun kicked on Friday a three-day visit to Zahle, during which he will meet religious and local figures.
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