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No president can disarm Hezbollah: Lebanese MP
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c_330_235_16777215_0___images_stories_edim_01_Hezbollah99(11).jpgThe next president of Lebanon will not be able to eliminate Hezbollah's arms, Lebanese presidential candidate MP Henri Helou said in remarks published Monday.
“Can any candidate, and I do not mean [Lebanese Forces leader] Samir Geagea specifically, do anything about Hezbollah’s weapons or about Hezbollah’s intervention in Syria?” Helou, from Walid Jumblatt's bloc in parliament, said in an interview to An-Nahar daily.
“Of course we can talk about this issue, but in depth the matter is bigger than [Lebanon] and it is related to the fate of the region and [political] equations,” Helou said.
“On the other hand, there are urgent issues that we can discuss and reach solutions for, such as the economic and living conditions for the Lebanese,” he said.
(Source: The Daily Star) 

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