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Geagea Says 'No Hostility' with Hizbullah, Rules Out Return to 1960 Law

Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea has noted that there is no “hostility” between his party and Hizbullah, while stressing that there will be no return to the 1960 electoral law.

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Geagea Meets Aoun, Hopes Cabinet Will be Formed before Holidays

Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea stated, following his meeting with President Michel Aoun in Baabda on Wednesday, that the differences over the distribution of ministerial portfolios in the new cabinet are political, as he remarked that the party made many concessions before anyone else did.

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Geagea Hopes Berri Will be '4th Pillar' of 'Mustaqbal-FPM-LF Equation'

Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea noted Friday that “a new equation comprising al-Mustaqbal Movement, the Free Patriotic Movement and the LF has started to emerge in the country,” hoping Speaker Nabih Berri will be “the fourth pillar of this equation.”

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Geagea Mends Relations with Kataeb in Telephone Call with Gemayel

Lebanese Forces chief Samir Geagea affirmed good relations with the Kataeb party in a telephone conversation with ex-President Amin Gemeyal after some recent tension in ties over a statement made by leader of the Kataeb Sami Gemayel.

Geagea hailed Gemayel's rhetoric after his meeting with newly-elected President Michel Aoun at the Presidential Palace, the LF chief said: “Normal relations between the LF and Kataeb is a norm while conflict is an exception.”

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Geagea Says FPM, Mustaqbal Back LF in Face of Govt. Participation 'Vetoes'

Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea announced Sunday that some parties are trying to “isolate” the LF by putting “vetoes” on its participation in the new Cabinet.

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Geagea to Berri: Your Concerns are Highly Valued but... 'Some Love Kills'

Lebanese Forces chief Samir Geagea responded Monday to Speaker Nabih Berri's complaints that he is allegedly inciting some political parties to shift to the opposition with regard to the government formation.

“My dear friend Speaker Nabih Berri. I very much value your concern (for the Lebanese Forces) these days namely that you have saved no opportunity to mention us but... some love kills,” said Geagea sarcastically via twitter, using a well-known expression from Arabic literature.

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Geagea Reassures Jumblat in Phone Call with Democratic Gathering MP

Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea has held phone talks with a member of MP Walid Jumblat's Democratic Gathering parliamentary bloc, in which he told him that the LF does not approve of statements by some FPM officials who hinted that “there would be cooperation with other parties in the Druze community,” a media report said Wednesday.

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Geagea: Aoun is Pragmatic, His Election as President 'Unpleasant' for Hizbullah

Lebanese Forces chief Samir Geagea stressed on Monday that the arrival of MP Michel Aoun to the post of presidency is “not favorable” for Hizbullah, as he stressed that the General (Aoun) is pragmatic in politics and does not adopt the strategy of Hizbullah.

Replying to a question on whether his support for Aoun means that he has become a partner of Hizbullah, Geagea said in an interview to the Cairo-based CBC TV: “General Aoun is pragmatic. Before 2005 he was against the Syrian tutelage and against Hizbullah. He has played a major role in the issuance of the US law on the accountability of Syria and has went personally to the Congress where he testified against the tutelage authority at the time.

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Geagea: Electing Aoun Puts Taef Accord into Implementation

Lebanese Forces chief Samir Geagea stated on Friday that Lebanon is in front of a chance to have a president chosen by the Lebanese themselves putting the Taef Accord on the track of implementation, as he voiced hopes that all parliamentary blocs elect MP Michel Aoun during the next presidential election session.

“We will have a president chosen by the Lebanese. We have a real entity now. The presidential path is going the right way and I am optimistic,” said Geagea after a meeting he held with Change and Reform bloc head and presidential hopeful MP Michel Aoun at Rabieh.

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Geagea Discusses Presidential Developments with French Diplomat

Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea on Monday discussed the latest developments regarding the presidential file with a visiting French delegation, state-run National News Agency reported.

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