Raad Rules Out Election of President who is Not 'Keen on Resistance'

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Head of Hizbullah's Loyalty to Resistance bloc MP Mohammed Raad stressed Sunday that the country's next president must be “keen on the resistance” and on the so-called army-people-resistance equation.

“Only a candidate who is keen on the resistance ... and who really wants to build a state of law and institutions can reach the presidential seat,” Raad said during a Hizbullah ceremony in the southern town of al-Kfour.

He said the coming president must not “discriminate” between a citizen and another.

“We want a president who would cling to the equation that achieved victory for our people, and who would not give it up when offered temptations,” Raad added.

He blamed the procrastination in electing a new head of state on “some parties that are holding onto the candidacy of a nominee who is seeking a civil war among the Lebanese and who wants to waste the achievements of the resistance.”

“This candidate will not make it to the helm of the country, regardless of the forces that might support him,” Raad said, in an apparent reference to Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea.

Commenting on the tenure of President Michel Suleiman, the Hizbullah lawmaker added: “We are bidding farewell to a presidential term but we won't be hasty in announcing our final verdict on it, despite the fact that we were dismayed by the performance, at least in the last phase of this term.”

“We won't allow anyone inside or outside to manipulate the situation in Lebanon according to the approach and policies of the forces that are hostile to Lebanon and its people,” Raad underlined.

Parliament has so far failed to elect a new president over differences between the March 8 and 14 alliances.

Most of the March 8 camp's MPs have boycotted four rounds of elections over their call for an agreement on a consensual president and their rejection of the candidacy of Geagea.

A fifth round of polls is scheduled to be held next Thursday, two days before the expiry of Suleiman's six-year tenure.


Comments 19
Missing jayjay 18 May 2014, 16:48

i for one would like a president who is keen on resisting the resistance.

Thumb general_puppet 18 May 2014, 19:33

Jerry, the militia thinks Lebanon is the southern tip of the Iranian "Crescent" and Assad thinks Lebanon is a district of "Greater" Syria. These things are common knowledge, but the M8 slave's still cheer them on and consider these 2 proven enemies to Lebanon as a Blessing.

Thumb geha 18 May 2014, 20:04

all that this terrorist Iranian extremist militia says is BS as all they want is vacuum so they can force a new Taef.
and the major traitor aoun is the tool who is helping them achieve this goal.

Thumb Elemental 18 May 2014, 20:12

I see some Iranian Revolutionary Guard members disagree, not surprising.

Thumb Elemental 18 May 2014, 20:24

and stop exploiting Palestinians for your personal gain.

Thumb shab 18 May 2014, 20:17

Filthy murdering militia

Thumb general_puppet 18 May 2014, 20:50

Hello Mr Snore, I will answer your rant in order :-)
1- I did not post that you and Flimflam are the same just that you are posting in tandem, learn how to read.
2- you have posted up to 30 comments on articles, maybe you should get a life.
3- I never tell the "world" how it should be run, you are the one that thinks he knows everything and the one that thinks that because you say so it is a fact.
4- why are you always whining about Gif's, Naharnet's, votes and multiple accounts. You have a picture of a lion and call yourself the Roar, I have a gif with a visual description of Aoun, why are you so envious? If you do not like Naharnet go someplace ells. The votes I can not help you there the M8 thumbs brigade has been missing in action for some time. The only one with Documented Multiple Accounts is momo/Crusher.

Thumb general_puppet 18 May 2014, 21:48

Roro, I leave boot-cleaning & boot-licking to the M8 Professionals.

You are constantly bringing up the gif, but from one comment to the next, now you "couldn't give two stuffs"... and according to you (the man that Knows everything about everything) anyone posting with a gif is me, "is a dead giveaway" :-)

Poor pathetic windbag... stick to fantasizing about you're so called "real man of Lebanon" and self-gratification, instead of posting pompous garbage.

Thumb general_puppet 18 May 2014, 22:04

"I indeed have a basement, well I prefer to call it a cellar myself. One does need a good cellar to store fine wine. But a lowlife like you probably lives in a house I could fit in my cellar."

Another gem from the_Mouse_that_Roared :-)))

We all know you live in Palace and are one of the Richest men in the world, no need to brag about it. As for HA they have no right to issue ultimatums or threats about any post. The militia is a branch of the IRG, just ask Nasrallah old boss Iranian Major General Yahya Rahim Safavi.... now go have a glass of some of that fine kangaroo wine you store in your cavernous cellar.

Missing wikileaked 18 May 2014, 22:08

قال عضو كتلة "الوفاء للمقاومة" النائب نواف الموسوي في احتفال تأبيني في حسينية الامام الهادي في الأوزاعي "إن عملنا من أجل الوحدة الوطنية والوحدة الاسلامية هو في سبيل تدعيم اولوية المقاومة، وبالتالي اذا دار الأمر بين المقاومة واي شكل من اشكال الوحدة فان الاولوية ستكون للمقاومة،

Thumb lebanon_first 18 May 2014, 22:10

Come on man. HA is the definition of lawlessness. What country has an armed mezzanine leadership that is appointed by a foreign power that decides about war and peace?
You can like mustakbal or not like their strategies. But HA is leaps and bounds beyond them in undermining institutions and laws.

Thumb missorange 19 May 2014, 00:06

I saw many grainy picture and I I was skeptical but this is the first clear picture I see of the real bigfoot now I'm a believer.

Missing peace 19 May 2014, 11:59

my condoleances for the loss of your air defense chief....

Default-user-icon Taleb (Guest) 19 May 2014, 02:34

It is about time that a non "Maronite" Christian be elected and open the seat to all Christians to become president.

If the Maronite community can not get their 'house' in order and continue to quarrel over petty issues that are NOT in the interest of a greater Lebanon, then time has come to elect a stand-alone Christian!

Thumb lebanon_first 19 May 2014, 07:54

Roar. In a way what u say is true. However, it does in no way negate what I say. HA is by its mere existence undermining laws and institutions in lebanon

Missing georgeskyp 19 May 2014, 09:08

Guys your arguments are great if you avoid the personal Jibes. Its boring.

LF asked a valid question Roar "What country has an armed mezzanine leadership that is appointed by a foreign power that decides about war and peace?"

Do you consider that statement true or false considering the Iranians have admitted it.

Don't point to other political parties having outside influence as I agree with that statement. However none are armed and dictated too by outside powers. That only happened during the civil war.

Thumb FlameCatcher 19 May 2014, 13:05

Raad : what will you do if a president is not keen on your terrorist party ? KILL HIM ? Like you did to Hariri ?

You are in no position to impose a president on us ! Now go save Bachar who is too weak to save himself !

Thumb FlameCatcher 19 May 2014, 13:25

Raad : "“some parties that are holding onto the candidacy of a nominee who is seeking a civil war among the Lebanese and who wants to waste the achievements of the resistance.”

Seeking a Civil War ? Who's is capable of seeking and conducting a Civil War except the only armed terrorist party in Lebanon ? KEZBOLLAH !

You are the ones pushing the country to civil war and if you do, we free lebanese will beat you with rocks because face reality : you're the only one with weapons you lying terrorists !

Thumb Maxx 19 May 2014, 13:34

...In related news, Raad rules out Lebanese independence and says Lebanon to remain an Iranian colony.