Macron slams 'failing' Lebanese political class at donor conference


Hosting an international donors' conference by video link to raise funds to help rebuild infrastructures in debt-crippled Lebanon, French President Emmanuel Macron slammed the Middle East country's political leaders for a 'historic and moral failure' to enact urgent reforms.

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French President Emmanuel Macron criticised a "failing" Lebanese political class he blamed for their country's economic turmoil at a donors' conference that raised 370 million US dollars on the anniversary of the Beirut port blast,  reports The Daily Star.