Lebanon’s prime minister-designate announces his resignation

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Sat, 26 Sep 2020 - 10:30 GMT

Lebanon's prime minister-designate resigned on Saturday amid a political impasse over the formation of the next Cabinet. - Reuters

Lebanon's prime minister-designate resigned on Saturday amid a political impasse over the formation of the next Cabinet. - Reuters

BEIRUT, Sept 26 (MENA) - Lebanon’s prime minister-designate Mustafa Adib stepped down on Saturday from the task of forming the new government.

In an address, after a meeting with President Michel Aoun, Adib said his resignation was due to the retreat of a number of Lebanese political powers from their earlier commitments and the retreat of French President Emmanuel Macron from his promise to ease the formation of a non-partisan cabinet.

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