Khalil warns of economic situation

Sun 30 Dec 2018 at 11:13 Politics

NNA - Minister of Finance Ali Hassan Khalil said on Sunday that "the economic crisis is now turning into a financial one," expressing the hope that the country avoids a monetary crisis affecting the confidence of Lebanese citizens in their state and their future.

Khalil stressed that "any further delay in forming the government will have a negative impact on the stability of Lebanon."

Commenting on the Syrian-Lebanese relations, Minister of Finance stressed the need to deal consciously with what is happening in Syria and to restore Lebanon's official position with it.

Finally, he called for reconsidering the decision of Syria's participation in the upcoming Arab Economic Summit to be held in Beirut next month.

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