Day: October 15, 2023

Former I.M.F. Regional Director Racks Up Support In Bid For Lebanon’s Year-Long Vacant Presidency

On June 4th, Lebanese lawmakers nominated former finance minister and International Monetary Fund regional director Jihad Azour for President, according to Middle East Eye. Last October, former president Michel Aoun’s term expired without the appointment of a replacement, leaving the position vacant. Lebanon has a complex power-sharing government, where the

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