IMF only plans option for Lebanon, says Le Drian


FILE PHOTO: The headquarters building of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is seen ahead of the IMF / World Bank spring meetings in Washington, United States, April 8, 2019. REUTERS / Yuri Gripas

BEIRUT (Reuters) – French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Thursday said Lebanon had no alternative but an International Monetary Fund program to help the country emerge from the financial crisis and acute economic.

Le Drian also told a press conference during an official visit to Beirut that the need for change and reform in Lebanon “is known to all” and that France is ready to mobilize support for reform. concrete.

Reporting by Ellen Francis; Editing by Catherine Evans

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