France is ready to support Lebanon financially – bilaterally or multilaterally – its finance minister Bruno Le Maire told Reuters, warning against mixing economic recovery in the small Mediterranean state with U.S.-led efforts to counter Iran in the region. Lebanon’s long-brewing economic crisis spiraled last year as the country’s capital inflows slowed and protests erupted against the ruling elite.
Reuters exclusively reports France ready to support Lebanon financially
23 February 2020, 12:00 am 1 minute
Type: Reuters Best
Sectors: Economy & Policy
Regions: Europe / Middle East / Africa
Win Types: Exclusivity
Story Types: Exclusive / Scoop