Lebanon’s Mikati becomes PM, difficult for cabinet

Thu, 2022-06-23 18:05

Beirut: Lebanon’s caretaker prime minister Najib Mikati was named on Thursday to form a new government but faces a politically difficult road to agreeing to a new cabinet as the country ravages financial woes. Is.
The Sunni Muslim billionaire was named premier for the fourth time after securing the support of 54 of parliament’s 128 lawmakers, including the Iran-backed Shia Muslim party Hezbollah, in a consultation called by President Michel Aoun.

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