Kataeb leader Samy Gemayel on Friday considered that the Lebanese crisis is a result of State officials’ irresponsibility, noting that the economic situation is in complete decline and it requires consecutive government closed sessions to work out a solution to dodge this disaster.
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Maronite Patriarch Bechara al-Rahi on Saturday said that the constitutional violations committed by the country's officials and the growing tensions in the region requires the fortification of the Lebanese State.
U.S. State Secretary Mike Pompeo reportedly said that Lebanon is subject to dangers due to the tremendous number of Syrian refugees it is hosting, stressing the need to lay the groundwork for their return. “In Lebanon, there are 1.5 million Syrian refugees with all the burden they have on the country in terms of cost and the dangers posed by their presence on Lebanon and its democracy," Pompeo said in a testimony before the Congress.