Beirut - President Macron conditioned aid with immediate financial reforms
Beirut - President Macron conditioned aid with immediate reforms regarding the banking sector and state income resources and civil life.
A French journalist reaches al-Zaman: The leaders of the Lebanese parties came out of their meeting with Macron in anger
A source in the media delegation accompanying French President Macron, on his visit to Beirut, said that the leaders of the Lebanese parties and parliamentary blocs came out dissatisfied with the meeting that the French President held with them Thursday afternoon, and that they heard socialist speech that has deep meaning.
The source added, angry, in a statement to Al-Zaman correspondent in Beirut that the president asked them to carry out immediate reforms within two weeks regarding the banking sector, state income resources and civil life, and that if this is reversed, the French aid will not be provided to any official Lebanese body and that a decision will be issued from Security Council to take over international forces files to provide humanitarian support to Lebanon directly.
August 6, 2020, published by Beirut – time