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US News Lebanon: Hariri renounces training a government, the crisis worsens

11:02  16 july  2021
11:02  16 july  2021 Source:   france24.com

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Lebanese politician and former Prime Minister Saad Hariri gave up on his mandate to form a government for the crisis -rocked country on Thursday. The World Bank has called Lebanon 's economic crisis one of the worst in modern history. Its lira is now 20,000 to the dollar on the black market, having lost more than 90% of its value this year. There are currently no apparent alternatives to fill Hariri 's position, leaving little prospect of a turnaround for the country's devastated economy.

Lebanon ’s Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri on Thursday said he will not be forming a government over "key differences" with President Michel Aoun as the country plunges deeper into turmoil. "I have excused myself from forming the government ," Hariri said after a 20-minute meeting with President Michel Aoun. "May God help the country." The Middle Eastern country has been without a government since October. This period of political crisis has been accompanied by an unprecedented economic meltdown that has seen the free fall of the Lebanese currency, which has

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by Maha el Dahan and Laila Bassam

Beirut (Reuters) - Saad Hariri said Thursday that he renounced to form a government in Lebanon because of insurmountable disagreements, in his eyes, with the President Michel Aoun, extending a political impasse that aggravates the financial and social crisis in which the country has been plunged for months.

The designated prime minister made this announcement at the end of an interview, barely 20 minutes, with the head of state, highlighting the differences that have had the formation of a new government for months. and the establishment of reforms - the conditions required by the international community, including France, to provide Lebanon with aid to get it out of what the World Bank has described as worse recession in modern history.

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Beirut, Lebanon – Lebanon Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri stepped down on Thursday after failing to form a government for over the past eight months. Hariri resigned following a brief meeting with President Michel Aoun at Baabda Palace. “ Lebanon is witnessing its self-destruction and the political class is to blame. Lebanon ’s rulers appear unable to find a solution to the crisis they created,” French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian was quoted as saying. ‘Blaming each other’. Jamil Mouawad, senior fellow at the Arab Reform Initiative, said Hariri ’s resignation is a prime example of

Saad Hariri was appointed last October at the post of Prime Minister after the resignation of Hassan Diab as a result of the explosion at the port of the Capitale Beirut, who made hundreds of deaths and devastated part of the capital, On 4 August 2020.

This explosion fueled the distrust of a large part of the population with regard to the political class of Lebanon, accused of incompetence, nepotism and defense of its particular interests at the expense of the general interest.

Thursday, protesters have blocked streets near Beirut's mostly Sunni neighborhoods after this statement, burning bins and tires. Military soldiers were deployed and pulled in the air to try to disperse the crowd, showed television images.

France has been calling for the formation of a new government for months and the implementation of reforms as conditions for unlocking billions of dollars.

Lebanon-Hariri renounces forming a government, the crisis worsens

 Lebanon-Hariri renounces forming a government, the crisis worsens Lebanon - crisis / (photo, TV): Lebanon-Hariri gives up to form a government, the crisis worsens (repetition of a dispatch published Thursday , Adds Us) by Maha El Dahan and Laila Bassam Beirut, July 16 (Reuters) - Saad Hariri said Thursday he renounced to form a government in Lebanon because of insurmountable disagreements, in his eyes, with the President Michel Aoun, extending a political impasse that aggravates the financial and social crisis in which the country has been plunged for months.

Hariri , a former prime minister and Lebanon 's leading Sunni Muslim politician, was designated in October to assemble a government following the resignation of Prime Minister Hassan Diab's cabinet in the wake of the Beirut port explosion. Protesters blocked some roads near predominantly Sunni areas of Beirut after his announcement on Thursday, setting fire to trash and tires. French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Lebanese leaders seemed unable to find a solution to the crisis that they had created, calling the failure to form a cabinet another terrible incident.

Lebanon has been without a government since the last one resigned in the aftermath of the Aug. 4 Beirut port blast that killed hundreds, injured thousands and destroyed large swathes of the city. The political deadlock has deepened the financial crisis , dubbed by the World bank as one of the Sources in Cairo said Egypt had promised economic and political support for a new government and that a delegation would travel to Beirut soon. Euronews provides articles from reuters as a service to its readers, but does not edit the articles it publishes. Articles appear on euronews.com for a limited time.

The European Union has indicated Monday that it intended to adopt by the end of July the legal framework of a sanctions against the Lebanese leaders.

speaking in front of the press at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, the French Foreign Minister, Jean-Yves Le Drian, denounced the total disability of Lebanese leaders to find a solution to the crisis, calling the renunciation of Saad Hariri of dramatic episode.


Video: In Lebanon, Saad Hariri renounces formed a government (Euronews)

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The decision of Saad Hariri, Sunni leader, is the highest point of quarrels with Michel Aoun, Maronite Christian combined with Shiite Hezbollah movement. The two men mutually rejected the fault of this failure.

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BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanese politician Saad al- Hariri abandoned his effort to form a new government on Thursday, saying it was clear he would not be able to reach an agreement with President Michel Aoun, plunging the country deeper into crisis . Lebanon is suffering an economic depression the “It is clear we will not be able to agree with his Excellency the president,” Hariri told reporters after meeting Aoun for barely 20 minutes. “That is why I excuse myself from government formation.” With no obvious alternative for the post, which must be filled by a Sunni Muslim in Lebanon ’s sectarian system, there

Hariri wants to form a government of non-partisan experts to manage the financial crisis that’s depleted foreign currency reserves and driven legions of Lebanese into poverty. Lebanon has been under a caretaker cabinet since August when outgoing Premier Hassan Diab resigned in the aftermath of massive explosion at Beirut’s port that killed at least 200 people and destroyed swaths of the capital. The government , which defaulted on billion in international debt over a year ago, has struggled to implement reforms given its limited authority and political backing.

"You can not ask me to do my best while another does not want to sacrifice anything at all," said Saad Hariri in a local television interview Al Jadeed, several hours after the announcement of his decision.

He added that Michel Aoun had insisted on having a blocking minority, regardless of the composition of the government, and that it was a major blocking point.

At the end of the meeting with the head of state, the designated Prime Minister stated that it was "obvious that we will not be able to hear us". "That's why I reject for the formation of a government," he said, before adding: "God to help Lebanon".

According to his version of their interview, Michel Aoun told him that they could not reach a compromise.

In a statement later published by the Presidency, Michel Aoun said Saad Hariri had not been willing to discuss the slightest change to the government proposal he had submitted the day before.

The head of state reported that he had proposed to the Prime Minister appointed to reflect a day more, which the latter refused.

The Michel Aoun's service release specifies that it will organize at the earliest parliamentary consultations.

No personality obviously extinguishing to try to form a government, task returning to a Sunni according to the denominational sharing of positions in Lebanon, the withdrawal of Saad Hariri risks delaying a little more the implementation of reforms.

The Lebanese currency has lost more than 90% of its value in less than two years, making it up a large part of the population into poverty on the background of general shortages in everyday life.

(Writing Beirut, written by Maha el Dahan; French version Bertrand Boucey, Jean Terzian and Camille Raynaud)

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