Jumblatt after meeting with Democratic Gathering Deputies: Majority of our Gathering Members will vote for Aoun

Sat 29 Oct 2016 at 19:30 Politics

NNA - "Democratic Gathering" Head, MP Walid Jumblatt, declared, on Saturday, his adoption of General Michel Aoun's nomination for presidency, adding that "the majority of his Gathering members will vote for Aoun on Monday."

Following his meeting with the Gathering's deputies at his residence in Clemenceau, Jumblatt said: "At this moment of my life history, I go back forty years throughout which I have lived stages of tough presidential elections...and the day after tomorrow, I shall somewhat conclude forty years of my life by casting my vote for General Michel Aoun."

"What happened in the past, I shall explain one day, for it is of local, regional and international dimensions," he added.

"We met together in the Gathering and deliberated over local and regional conditions...As stated yesterday, the majority of the Democratic Gathering will vote in favor of General Michel Aoun as President of the Republic next Monday," Jumblatt promised.

==================== R.Sh.

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