Lebanon – Parliament’s adoption of a new electoral law, Statement by the Deputy Spokesperson of the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs (16 June 2017)


France welcomes the Lebanese Parliament’s adoption of a new electoral law.

It is the culmination of a process begun several months ago, with the participation of all Lebanese political actors.

They succeeded in reaching an agreement before the end of Parliament’s term.

The adoption of an electoral law marks a new step forward in the restoration of Lebanese institutions, to be completed by the holding of legislative elections.

France stands by Lebanon in its efforts to preserve stability and democracy and to meet security, economic, and humanitarian challenges.