After the resignation of the government: The Lebanese remain skeptical

announced As the Hassan Diab, on Monday evening, the resignation of his government, he said: "I've said before that corruption is rooted in every corner of th

After the resignation of the government: The Lebanese remain skeptical

announced As the Hassan Diab, on Monday evening, the resignation of his government, he said: "I've said before that corruption is rooted in every corner of the state. But I have found that the corruption is greater than the state.“ The Lebanese Prime Minister should remain according to the will of President Michel Aoun, a business leader in office up to the political blocs in the Parliament on a new government have reached an agreement. In the local press was launched, the leaders of these blocks would hurry up with it. It is urgent to address the many problems. Among those in Beirut, which also have to do a week after the monstrous Explosion in the Harbor, all hands full, to be the destruction of Mr, however, there is skepticism.

Christoph Ehrhardt

a correspondent for the Arab countries, based in Beirut.

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The experience gives them the right: To Diab at the beginning of the year was in office, had taken the Geschachere to Post for about three months. But the pressure this Time is much higher. The German foreign Minister, Heiko Maas, has not cancelled his Beirut trip this Wednesday, in spite of the withdrawal, is a clear sign that the political leaders are playing this Time in the supporting role. Paris has set for it with the visit of the President of Emmanuel Macron to the sound.

anger over the brutality against protesters

The Lebanese of the resignation of the Cabinet will calm that showed the riots in the city centre on Monday evening. Rejection and anger in the ranks of the protest movement remain. For you, Diab and his team were just a force. There is still Aoun, Parliament speaker Nabih Berri and the "whole System," it said in an appeal on the Internet. In addition, anger prevails over the brutality of the army, police forces and – to all appearances – followers Berris in civil on Saturday against the protesters.

Doctors reported the TV station Al-Jazirah, they would have treated the injuries which had been caused by rubber bullets and buckshot ammunition for the bird hunting shows. Apparently had been fired from close range on the demonstrators. A doctor reported to the station, he had to remove in one case, a rubber bullet from the body of the injured. The suspicion of Lebanese observers and Western diplomats is against a force that is subordinate to the President of Parliament and which is already noticed in the past by brutal attacks on protesters.

Updated Date: 11 August 2020, 18:19

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