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Lebanese Prime Minister: We are determined to implement reforms, and France is a permanent ally of Lebanon

At the joint press conference with French President Emmanuel Macron, Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati said that France was a permanent ally of Lebanon, adding: I have the honor and pleasure to meet President Macron to a working lunch during which we discussed many issues of great importance to our two countries, and France was and still is an ally. permanent and stable Lebanon. According to a press release

He added: Recently, Lebanon experienced a series of disasters that plunged it into one of the most serious crises in its history. In this ordeal, Mr. President, you have always been by our side.

Mikati continued, "I assured President Macron of my determination to implement the necessary and basic reforms as soon as possible, in cooperation with my government and with the support of President Michel Aoun and Parliament, to restore confidence, spread a new breath of hope and alleviate the suffering of the Lebanese people."

These measures will be decisive in reviving the economy, in pursuing the promising negotiations with the International Monetary Fund and beginning to end the crisis, and I am confident that we can count on the support of France in these negotiations.