Macron slams Lebanon political class over failure to deal with crisis


French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday notably slammed Hezbollah but also the whole of the ruling Lebanese political class, saying he was 'ashamed' of their inability to put an end to the political deadlock in the country, prone to a social and economic crisis, in an ill-tempered news conference after Saturday’s resignation of its prime minister-designate and which has halted his own intervention in the former French procetorate.  

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 French President Emmanuel Macron assailed Hezbollah and the entire Lebanese political class Sunday, and warned of a new civil war if they can’t set aside personal and religious interests to unlock international aid and save Lebanon from economic collapse, reports The Associated Press.