FRENCH PRESIDENT CALLS ON LEBANON TO FORM NEW GOVERNMENT.
Written by admin on September 1, 2020
French President Emmanuel Macron has called on Lebanon to form a new Government, following the appointment of its new Prime Minister.
Lebanon’s former Ambassador to Germany, Mustapha Adib, has taken on the new role with the backing of most Members of Parliament. Senior Lebanese officials say Macron’s mediation has been crucial in reaching consensus on the appointment.
The last Government resigned following the devastating explosion in the capital, Beirut, on August 4.