Monday, May 17, 2021

Lebanese Political And Economic Leaders Warn Against Dragging The Country Into the Israel - Gaza War


Arab News: Warning against dragging Lebanon into ‘total chaos’ amid hopes for economic recovery 

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BEIRUT: Political and economic figures have expressed their opposition to dragging Lebanon into a regional conflict amid the Palestine-Israel crisis and violent clashes. 

The Vice President of the General Labor Confederation Hassan Fakih warned against “taking the country into total chaos that will wipe out what is left of Lebanon.” 

His comments come as people returned on Saturday to queuing at gas stations and searching for missing medicines in pharmacies.  

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 More News On The Political And Economic Crisis In Lebanon  

Lebanon is on a ‘train to hell’ and ‘about to reach the last station,’ former government advisor says -- CNBC  

Despair and brawls at Lebanon's gas pumps as its crisis deepens -- World Oil 

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French plan to aid Lebanon lost in internal disputes, new Mideast dynamics -- UPI

From friend to foe: EU prepares sanctions on Lebanon for first time -- Reuters

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