Macron 'AshAmed' Of Lebanon's Political Leaders Amid Crisis
FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 31, 2020, file photo, Lebanese Prime Minister-designate Mustapha Adib speaks to journalists at the Presidential Palace in Baabda, east of Beirut, Lebanon. Adib has resigned Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020 amid a political impasse over government formation, nearly a month after he was appointed to the job. The announced by Adib deals a blow to French President Emmanuel Macron's efforts to break a dangerous stalemate in the crisis-hit country. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein, File)
French President Emmanuel Macron assailed Hezbollah and the entire Lebanese political class Sunday, and warned of a new civil war if they cant set aside personal and religious interests to unlock international aid and save Lebanon from economic collapse.
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PARIS: In a story September 27, 2020, about the French presidents position on Lebanon, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the Shiite parties had insisted on retaining the foreign ministry. It was the finance ministry that they insisted on keeping.
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