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Lebanese president urges leaders to name successor

BEIRUT - Lebanon's president called on squabbling politicians on Saturday to choose a successor to his post, leaving behind a political vacuum chiefly caused by the fallout from the civil war in neighboring Syria.

 

President Michel Suleiman spoke during a farewell speech to end his six-year term. Lebanese politicians haven't been able to agree on a successor to Suleiman, whose term ends Sunday. (AP)