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Hizbullah: We and the FPM Have Become One Body

Hizbullah secretary-general’s political aide Hussein Khalil announced Thursday that Free Patriotic Movement leader MP Michel Aoun can be considered a “consensual” presidential candidate, describing the disagreement between the party and the movement over the extension of parliament’s term as a “minor” issue.

“Our meeting today was aimed at reiterating that the relation between Hizbullah and the FPM has surpassed the memorandum of understanding to become an ‘existential relation’,” said Khalil after meeting Aoun in Rabieh.

The talks were also attended by Foreign Minister Jebran Bassil and head of Hizbullah’s Liaison and Coordination Unit Wafiq Safa.

“The FPM and us have become one body,” Khalil added.

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