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A handout picture distributed by the Lebanese Forces on April 4, 2014 shows Lebanese Christian leader Samir Geagea (C) attending a press conference in Maarab, northeast of Beirut. Lebanon’s leading anti-Damascus Christian party announced today its chief’s candidacy for the presidency, in a controversial move given his role in the 1975-1990 civil war and his opposition to Hezbollah. President Michel Sleiman’s mandate ends on May 25 and there has been worries a successor will be hard to find because of disagreements between Lebanon’s pro- and anti-Syria regime blocs. AFP PHOTO / LEBANESE FORCES / ALDO AYOUB
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