The Kataeb party on Tuesday called for forming an independent government that would restore people’s trust, saying that the Lebanese can no longer live under such an irresponsible class that is always in a state of total denial of all its crimes.
“Adhering to the French initiative means adhering to its exact clauses that would eventually lead to forming an independent government whose sole mission is to save Lebanon from its current crises,” read a statement issued by the Kataeb Political Bureau's weekly meeting held online.
The party blamed the current ruling authority for neglecting people’s demands and rights, accusing it of irresponsibility and ignorance.
“Amid the current economic crisis prevailing over the country and in light of everything that is happening, the authority choses to practice the patchwork policy to solve the problems the Lebanese are experiencing,” the statement said.
The political bureau stressed that the fight against coronavirus requires scientific decisions that have proven successful in the world, saying that if it is not possible to completely close the country due to the deteriorating economic situation, the option remains to close geographical areas that are considered endemic until the spread is curbed.
“Bold decisions could be also taken to live with the virus through strict deterrent measures against everyone who violates the obligation to wear masks and prevent overcrowding and gatherings,” the party pointed out.
The Kataeb called for holding early parliamentary elections that would restore the right of entrustment to the Lebanese people and give them the ability to hold accountable whoever they want, saying that Lebanon should be restored only to the Lebanese.