Lebanon lawmakers fail to elect president for third time

MENA

Published: 2022-10-20 13:43

Last Updated: 2022-12-02 12:00


Lebanon lawmakers fail to elect president for third time
Lebanon lawmakers fail to elect president for third time

Thursday, Lebanon's divided parliament failed for a third time to elect a successor to President Michel Aoun, stoking fears of a political vacuum after his mandate expires in 10 days.

A total of 119 lawmakers out of Lebanon's 128-seat parliament attended the session, 55 of whom cast a blank ballot, while candidate Michel Moawad seized the most votes at 42.