Lebanon MPs Elect Aoun President, Ending 29-month Void

Mon Oct 31, 2016 15:42:40

Lebanon's parliament on Monday elected former general Michel Aoun president, ending a vacuum and political stalemate of more than two years.

Live footage from the vote count in the country's parliament showed that Aoun had received more than the 50 percent-plus-one majority of 65 votes needed for him to be elected president, AFP Reported.

 

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