Lebanon’s President, General Michel Aoun, affirmed that the repercussions of the recent security events have ended, and that there is no return to the civil war in Lebanon, despite the presence of a permanent disturbance of the general atmosphere in the country. According to a statement by the Lebanese presidency.
On the other hand, Aoun stressed the need to establish a voting center to facilitate the voting process in the upcoming parliamentary elections, in light of the current financial hardship that may prevent many from reaching their areas to vote, which leads to the election of a parliament with a very low voter turnout.
Regarding the existing obstruction of the government’s work in light of negotiations with the International Monetary Fund, President Aoun pointed out that the committees responsible for preparing files and negotiating are still doing their work, but the Council of Ministers does not live only through committees, and it must return to the meeting quickly to achieve practical and serious steps that comfort citizens. and to implement the agreement with the International Monetary Fund.
With regard to the ongoing investigations into the explosion in the port of Beirut, he stressed the independence of the judiciary in this regard, and the need for politicians not to interfere in its course.
These statements came to the Lebanese president during his reception this morning at Baabda Palace, the new patriarch of the Armenian Catholic House of Cilicia, Raphael Minassian, with a delegation of bishops and fathers, in a visit of thanksgiving for sending President Aoun as his representative to the inauguration of the patriarch, which took place last Sunday.
For his part, Patriarch Minassian thanked President Aoun, wishing that he would cross Lebanon to the shore of safety, and stressed that the Armenian Catholic community in Lebanon is always ready to serve their country, in a way that enhances the unity of the people and building the state.