Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati said today, Friday, that his government will do what is required to restore what was cut off in Lebanon’s relations with the Arabs, in response to press analyzes talking about Lebanon’s relations with Arab countries.
Mikati’s statements came in a statement during his reception in Tripoli, northern Lebanon, with popular figures and delegations who wished him success in his mission and success for the government.
Mikati said: “We hear a lot of press analyzes that deal with Lebanon’s relations with the Arab countries, which have reached the point of some people marketing alleged mediation and absolute negatives in return.”
He added, “The government will take all the necessary steps by itself to reconnect what was cut off in Lebanon’s relations with the Arab brothers, and we know, in return, the Arab brothers’ keenness to preserve Lebanon’s unity and protect it from any dangers that may surround it.”
He pointed out that Lebanon “has always been a message to embody love and coexistence between religions, and the Arab brothers have always been quick to extricate it from its stumbles, whenever adversity has befallen it, out of their brotherly understanding of the privacy and diversity of its population fabric.”
Mikati continued, “It is true that we are going through the most difficult stage in the history of Lebanon, and the imminent challenges are great, and people are hoping for a rescue action from the government that will rescue it from the various tragedies it is suffering from, which is something we are well aware of, and we have begun to do what must be done to put things on the path to a solution.”
He said, “In this context, we count on full cooperation within the government, as well as with the Parliament to approve the projects necessary to move the economic wheel, and the required reforms.”
It is noteworthy that the Mikati government is facing major challenges in the face of the catastrophic situation in Lebanon in light of the financial and economic crisis affecting all medical, hospital, educational, fuel, electricity, telecommunications, and oven sectors.