French Macron will address the situation in Lebanon on Sunday – presidency


FILE PHOTO: French President Emmanuel Macron gestures as he attends a press conference at the Pine Residence, the official residence of the French Ambassador to Lebanon, in Beirut, Lebanon September 1, 2020. REUTERS / Gonzalo Fuentes / Pool / File Photo

PARIS (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron will hold a press conference on the political situation in Lebanon on Sunday, the French presidency has announced.

Lebanese Prime Minister-designate Mustapha Adib resigned on Saturday after trying for nearly a month to align a non-partisan cabinet, dealing a blow to a French plan to rally sectarian leaders to face the worst crisis since 1975-1990. civil war.

Report by Matthias Blamont; Edited by Andrew Heavens


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