Macron Accuses Lebanon Leaders Of Betrayal
Gulf Today|September 28, 2020
Macron Accuses Lebanon Leaders Of Betrayal
Paris: French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday accused Lebanon’s leaders of betraying their promises over the failure to form a government in the wake of the giant blast at the Beirut port in August.

At a rare news conference devoted to Lebanon, Macron said the political elite were “deciding to betray” their obligations and had committed “collective treason” by failing to form a government.

Meanwhile, Lebanon’s top Christian cleric said the nation faced “multiple dangers” that would be hard to weather without a government, speaking after the prime minister-designate quit and dealt a blow to France’s bid to lift the country out of crisis.


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September 28, 2020