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Via Reuters: http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/05/31/us-lebanon-parliament-election-idUSBRE94U0N420130531

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(Reuters) - Lebanese lawmakers agreed on Friday to postpone a June parliamentary election until late next year due to instability in neighboring Syria and political deadlock at home.

A senior political source who took part in a vote which endorsed the postponement told Reuters, "They endorsed it in 10 minutes."

The election is now expected to be held in November 2014.

(Reporting by Mariam Karouny and Laila Bassam; Editing by Louise Ireland)

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