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Saturday, 25 June 2022 02:41 GMT

US calls on Lebanese officials to form a government in Lebanon

(MENAFN) The United States has urged on Lebanese officials to form an administration skilled of reinstating confidence in Lebanon.

The US Department of State stated in an announcement on Saturday “the swift formation of a government capable of and committed to undertaking the hard work required to restore the confidence of the Lebanese people and the international community.”

The announcement came after last weekend’s governmental elections in Lebanon in which Lebanese alliance Hezbollah and its associates lost most of the the 128-seat parliament.
amid the election, no gathering has achieved to secure the 64 seats essential to form an administration.

The US announcement stated that “As Lebanon looks ahead, we urge those elected and the country’s political leaders to heed the Lebanese people’s call for change and to work seriously, and with urgency, to take the necessary actions to rescue the economy.”


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