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The Lebanese leaders promise Macron to form a government in 15 days

September 1, 2020

French President Emmanuel Macron assured this Tuesday from Beirut that Lebanon’s main political leaders have pledged to complete the formation of the new government within 15 days, as opposed to the several months of negotiations in previous crises .

At the end of the two-day visit – the second he has made since the August 4th explosions – Macron took stock and confirmed that “all political formations” have committed to negotiations to form a new cabinet “is no longer going to take place than 15 days. “

The French President appeared in front of the media after meeting with President Michel Aoun and representatives of the main political formations, including the Hezbollah party militia, understanding that excluding this group from current contacts would be a “mistake “, so the Naharnet news portal.

The Lebanese leaders promise Macron to form a government in 15 daysThe Lebanese leaders promise Macron to form a government in 15 days

Through his contacts with the various forces, he has received promises to implement reforms in the fight against corruption and smuggling, reform of the electricity sector or an audit of the banking system. “I have said it very clearly and I will say it again. We are by your side and will continue to be, but it is time for Lebanon to see the consequences of the tragedy,” he warned.

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