Lebanon - Q&A from the press briefing (12 April 2021)


Q : France is preparing to publish a list of the names of Lebanese officials who may be subject to sanctions for hindering the formation of a government in Lebanon, according to Lebanese media outlets. What exactly is the situation?

A : President Macron and the minister for Europe and foreign affairs indicated to the main Lebanese officials that France would not hesitate to take action against those who abandoned public interests to further their own personal interests. France is working with all of its partners, notably within the EU, to develop concrete proposals aimed at implementing this goal.