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Lebanese President Amin Gemayel Tuesday discussed with Italian leaders prospects for reconvening the Geneva talks on national reconciliation. Monday, Italian Prime Minister Bettino Craxi announced plans to seek a meeting of the US, France - Italy, and Britain, the four countries contributing to the Beirut peace force - to study ways of assisting the talks. Gemayel briefed Craxi on possibilities for reforming the Lebanese Constitution, a major bone of contention for the country's Muslims because it favors the Christians.