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Beirut President, Muslims agree to outline for change

President Amin Gemayel and the Muslim opposition have agreed on a broad outline of political changes in Lebanon on the eve of his meeting with Syrian President Hafez Assad, opposition sources said Wednesday.

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The talks, to be held Thursday in Damascus, Syria, will focus on forming a coalition government in Lebanon and arranging political reforms to give Muslims a greater share of power, official sources say.

Political analysts here said a key question was whether Lebanon's Christian leaders, who torpedoed the last attempts at national reconciliation, would go along with planned reform.