It’s drifting away … France warns senior Lebanese officials and appeals to Europe

Faced with a suffocating crisis die has never been seen before, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian warned senior Lebanese officials on Monday that die European Union is currently exploring ways to put pressure on those die behind a hindrance to the political and economic solution are the crisis in the country.

In a statement, the Foreign Ministry said Le Drian had spoken to President Michel Aoun, Speaker of Parliament Nabih Berri and Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri to clarify his position.

The French minister added that die European Union cannot stand idly by as Lebanon collapses and expressed its frustration die failed efforts to form the Lebanese government.

Arriving at a meeting of European ministers, he confirmed that his country had asked Europe to die To discuss situation in Lebanon in order to implement reforms.

“The state is drifting away”

He added that his country die Want to discuss Lebanon because the country is drifting away and dividing and saying, “If a country collapses, Europe must be prepared.”

The political crisis in Lebanon occurred after the failure of the eighteenth meeting of the for die Government formation responsible presidents of the republic, Michel Aoun, and Saad Hariri over die new government structure in a dangerous turn.

The repercussions of failure did not end with the 10-minute presidential meeting last Monday, after which there was a “paper war” and statements between the Presidency of the Republic and the House of Center (Prime Minister Hariris Kreis) allegations and responsibilities were raised to die To hinder government formation for more than five months.

It is noteworthy that Lebanon is experiencing a suffocating economic and financial crisis, die has never been observed even in the civil war, accompanied by the worsening of the political crisis due to the failure to die To form government, in addition to the exacerbated health crisis, the outbreak of the corona virus and the loss of the Lebanese pound more than 70% of its value against the dollar, as well as the high percentage of unemployment and poverty rates

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