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US Embassy in Lebanon openly supports protesters

August 8, 2020

The US Embassy in Lebanon has openly expressed its support for the protesters who took to the streets of the capital, Beirut this Saturday, and recommended that the Lebanese government change course to meet the demands of the population and the population will end endemic corruption among the Lebanese authorities.

“The Lebanese people have suffered too much and deserve to have leaders who will listen to them,” the US embassy said in a message on Twitter.

The embassy recommends that Lebanese leaders “change course to respond to popular demands” by “exercising transparency and accountability”.

US Embassy in Lebanon openly supports protestersUS Embassy in Lebanon openly supports protesters

“We support them in their right to peaceful protest and encourage everyone involved not to resort to violence,” the note added.

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